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Constanza Kaliks and Philipp Reubke head the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum. In the series ‹Anthroposophy – an Extension of Science?› they spoke about pedagogy as enabling what has never been seen before. It is a balancing act to mediate between the world that is and the still unknown future...
‹The Heart Around Us› – this is the title of the upcoming annual conference of the Medical Section from 13 to 18 September. It is aimed at those working in the medical professions, as well as those with a general interest. It is about the therapeutic community. Wolfgang Held in...
The question of war and peace has preoccupied humanity for millennia. When the Greek comic playwright Aristophanes wrote his play ‹Peace›, he was really advocating against war. Actually, we might expect that civilisation, through its moral and technical development, would learn to avoid devastating wars, but this is not the...

Deepening

Essays and interviews

The question of war and peace has preoccupied humanity for millennia. When the Greek comic playwright Aristophanes wrote his play ‹Peace›, he was really advocating against war. Actually, we might expect that civilisation, through its moral and technical development, would learn to avoid devastating wars, but this is not the...

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Beauty will save the world! This is what the fool promises in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel The Idiot, and fools tell the truth, the truth that no one dares to tell because it is so simple. But how can this saviour of the world – beauty – be understood? I was...

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Can you imagine what it’s like to arrive at Europe’s borders as a refugee? The film ‹Nasim› tells the story of such a woman from an on-the-ground perspective, not from a political-theoretical bird’s eye view. Nasim is stranded with her family in the camp of Moria and was accompanied there...
Interview with farmer Martin von Mackensen on the current drought in Europe. Questions asked by Wolfgang Held. How is the Dottenfelder farm doing in regard to the drought? The grass is brown and dried out, and the farm resembles a steppe, but we were lucky. We were able to harvest...
The French branch of the Weleda Group is forced to consider closing its pharmaceutical production as homeopathy is no longer reimbursed by the public health insurance in France. An example of complicated interactions between political, economic, and spiritual life. On June 28, 2019, after nine months of work, the Commission...

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