Re: Why Steiner?
- Thanks for stating your position so clearly,Lorraine.As I have stated
before,I hope I am open-minded about Steiner.I do feel that he has
been unjustly and IRRATIONALLY neglected, and this probably confirms
his view about the Luciferic and Ahrimanic forces at work on Earth.To
answer the question, "Why Steiner?", my reasons at present are:
(1)I like his optimism for the human race, which is in contrast to
other esoteric groups which state that only a few individuals will be
(2)I had been looking for an explanation for such problems as the
origin of the human race and the meaning of life,and Steiner seems to
give the best explanation I have come across so far.
(3)The clarity of his writing,even in translation.
I have not really started to practise the discipline he recommends;
perhaps that will be the next step.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jarvi <ljarvi@p...> wrote:
> Sena -
> You asked "Why Steiner?" To me, that's an entirely personal
> It's not something that can be objectively answered. A person can
> the relative benefits of one philosophical or devotional path, but
> he would end up saying is that the particular characteristics of it
> right for him. For me, Steiner's anthroposophy is completely
> and contains all of the grist I require for my mill right now. I'm
> thankful it exists as a body of knowledge and a discipline to
> Without it, there would be a void in my life.