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Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Unanthroposophic waldorf schools

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  • Joel Wendt
    thanks much for this.... joel
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 2, 2006
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      thanks much for this....

      joel

      Deborah wrote:
      >
      > Somebody over on the WC (Diana) published a list of all the stuff
      > that is good about waldorf and then finished by saying they would be
      > great schools if they just got rid of the anthroposophy.
      >
      > I've been thinking for a long time that it would be wonderful if
      > some brave folks started a sort of lab school: waldorf without the
      > anthroposophy. The obvious group to undertake this much needed
      > experiment are the waldorf critics. They are experts at
      > distinguishing the essential from the non-essential in waldorf, they
      > are hard-working, persistent, dedicated, idealistic AND they say
      > they know a lot of parents who would have loved waldorf if it
      > weren't for the anthroposophy, so it shouldn't be that hard to find
      > 20 families to start a school. After a few years as a
      > nursery/kindergarten they can start adding grades and after 14 or 15
      > years they'll have a full-fledged unanthroposophical "waldorf"
      > school.
      >
      > Of course, their school won't have any social problems. That all
      > comes from the anthroposophy. No cliques among the parents either.
      > No childhood illnesses because, as a private school, they'll be able
      > to refuse vaccine exemptions. And all vaccines work 100% and there
      > is no such thing as negative reactions, so all of their students
      > will be perfectly healthy.
      >
      > It would be fun to see the WC try to actually accomplish something
      > in the real world. Of course, there was the lawsuit...but is the
      > legal system part of the real world?
      >
      > Deborah
      >
      >
    • Mike T
      Hahahahahaha - I haven t had such a good laugh in a long time. Thanks Deborah. ... _________________________________________________________________ Research
      Message 2 of 3 , Oct 2, 2006
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        Hahahahahaha - I haven't had such a good laugh in a long time. Thanks
        Deborah.

        >From: "Deborah" <doybia@...>
        >Reply-To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
        >To: anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com
        >Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Unanthroposophic waldorf schools
        >Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 22:23:40 -0000
        >
        >Somebody over on the WC (Diana) published a list of all the stuff
        >that is good about waldorf and then finished by saying they would be
        >great schools if they just got rid of the anthroposophy.
        >
        >I've been thinking for a long time that it would be wonderful if
        >some brave folks started a sort of lab school: waldorf without the
        >anthroposophy. The obvious group to undertake this much needed
        >experiment are the waldorf critics. They are experts at
        >distinguishing the essential from the non-essential in waldorf, they
        >are hard-working, persistent, dedicated, idealistic AND they say
        >they know a lot of parents who would have loved waldorf if it
        >weren't for the anthroposophy, so it shouldn't be that hard to find
        >20 families to start a school. After a few years as a
        >nursery/kindergarten they can start adding grades and after 14 or 15
        >years they'll have a full-fledged unanthroposophical "waldorf"
        >school.
        >
        >Of course, their school won't have any social problems. That all
        >comes from the anthroposophy. No cliques among the parents either.
        >No childhood illnesses because, as a private school, they'll be able
        >to refuse vaccine exemptions. And all vaccines work 100% and there
        >is no such thing as negative reactions, so all of their students
        >will be perfectly healthy.
        >
        >It would be fun to see the WC try to actually accomplish something
        >in the real world. Of course, there was the lawsuit...but is the
        >legal system part of the real world?
        >
        >Deborah
        >
        >
        >
        >

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