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  • Frank Thomas Smith
    ... You made that up..right Maurice? Tell us it ain t so. Frank
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 11, 2011
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      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, Maurice McCarthy <manselton@...> wrote:
      >
      > Yet in Britain he said that not to have soccer in school would
      > ostracize the children from the national culture, so much was it loved
      > by the people of the nation.
      >
      > Maurice
      >
      You made that up..right Maurice? Tell us it ain't so.
      Frank
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      > On 10/10/2011, elfuncle <elfuncle@...> wrote:
      > > No no no, Frank -- ban all ballgames. In soccer, they are subconsciously
      > > kicking heads around and also kicking the Earth itself, just like Adolf
      > > Napoleon and Saddam Quaddafi. In Baseball, they are bashing heads and doing
      > > violence to the earth with sticks like it were a pinata. Ice hockey is very
      > > violent, in tennis they also beat heads and earth, and in basketball they
      > > want to throw the Earth into a net, with lots of people competing for the
      > > throne like King Richard III. No, ball games are no good, they're the root
      > > of all evil, and the Doctor was right but he didn't go far enough.
      > >
      > > Tarjei
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Thomas Smith"
      > > <fts.trasla@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> This is a very enlightening article. I was actually once in San Marino,
      > >> many moons ago.
      > >> http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/11/sports/soccer/san-marino-soccer-team-plays-on-despite-little-shot-at-winning-or-scoring.html?hp
      > >>
      > >> As we know, soccer was not an endearing subject for Der Doktor - who more
      > >> or less banned it from the first Waldorf school, claiming that it
      > >> engenders violence. Personally I agree with him: soccer is for joiks:
      > >> Baseball is the noblest game. However, soccer is probably the world's most
      > >> popular sport. What can we do about that? Easy: design a conspiracy that
      > >> enables San Marino to win the World Cup.
      > >> Frank
      > >>
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    • Maurice McCarthy
      ... Well I have overstated it with ostracize but the gist is correct Frank. Sorry Maurice
      Message 2 of 6 , Oct 12, 2011
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        Frank wrote:
        > You made that up..right Maurice? Tell us it ain't so.
        > Frank
        > _____________

        Well I have overstated it with 'ostracize' but the gist is correct Frank.

        Sorry
        Maurice
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