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By Rudolf Steiner

Those magnificent, radical lectures got one month earlier than the hole of the 1st Waldorf School―following years of severe preoccupation with the social scenario in Germany as global conflict i stopped and society sought to rebuild itself.

good conscious of the damaging traits found in sleek tradition that undermine a real social life―such as psychic torpor and tedium, common mechanization, and a transforming into cynicism―Steiner well-known that any resolution needs to deal with not just monetary and criminal concerns but additionally that of a loose religious lifestyles.

Steiner additionally observed the necessity to competently nurture in kids the virtues of imitation, reverence, and love on the applicable phases of improvement so that it will create mature adults who're inwardly ready to satisfy the calls for of a very fit society―adults who're in a position to suppose the obligations of freedom, equality, and brotherhood.

pertaining to those subject matters to an figuring out of the human as a threefold being of proposal, feeling, and volition, and opposed to the history of old forces at paintings in human cognizance, Steiner lays the floor for a profound revolution within the methods we predict approximately schooling.

additionally integrated listed here are 3 lectures at the social foundation of schooling, a lecture to public college academics, and a lecture to the staff of the Waldorf Astoria Cigarette corporation, and then they requested him to shape a faculty for his or her little ones.

German resources: Die Erziehungsfrage als soziale Frage (GA 296); lectures four, five, and six, the "Volkspädagogik" lectures in Geisteswissenschaftliche Behandlung sozialer und pädagogischer Fragen (GA 192); lectures 2 and eleven, Neugestaltung des sozialen Organismus (GA 330–331).

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