Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: Der Staudi and the real continued
Just at a Science Spirit Symposium and it was interesting to hear that scientists know that in embryology before there is blood or a heart there is a pulse. And in chicken embrioloy if I can say it like that it is shown that the blood vessels are not even connected, rather they 'connect up to one another.... whew"Hence only by means of love can we give real help for karma to work out in the right way." Rudolf Steiner
--- On Sat, 10/1/11, elfuncle <elfuncle@...> wrote:
From: elfuncle <elfuncle@...>
Subject: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: Der Staudi and the real continued
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011, 4:01 PM
--- In email@example.com, "ted.wrinch" <ted.wrinch@...> wrote:
> I agree that dipping into real history by interesting specialists can be great fun and sometimes enlightening. One of the many things I have appreciated about trying to understand Steiner better down the years is the requirement he makes of one verify what he says, and this has lead down many pathways into history, philosophy literature and etc.
"Roger noted the widespread anthroposophical aversion to reading and to historical knowledge. These are fundamental obstacles to public discussion of anthroposophy. Many Steiner enthusiasts agree with their founder's dictum that paying attention to historical factors is a hindrance to occult wisdom."
( -- Peter Staudenmaier: Re: Avoiding reading, The Unthinkable Facility (Sugarland), 1st October 2011)
"Whilst history usually studies historical events in isolation, we shall here consider them as concealing a deeper underlying reality which is revealed when they are studied in their true light."
( -- Rudolf Steiner: From Symptom to Reality in Modern History, Lecture I, Dornach 18th October, 1918, GA 185)