Education as a Force for Social Change: ePUB ¶ a

Education as a Force for Social Change: (cw 296, 192, 330/331) Need to delve deeper into Steiner Next is his biography by the former bassist of Blondie. The basis for the Waldorf education. lectures, Dornach Stuttgart, AprAug ,CW These radical lectures were given one month before the opening of the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart following two years of intense preoccupation with the social situation in Germany as World War I ended and society sought to rebuild itselfWell aware of the dangerous tendencies present in modern culture that undermine a true social life psychic torpor and boredom, universal mechanization, and growing cynicism Steiner recognized that any solution for society must address not only economic and legal issues but also that of a free spiritual lifeSteiner also saw the need to properly nurture in children the virtues of imitation, reverence, and love at the appropriate stages of development in order to create mature adults who are inwardly prepared to fulfill the demands of a truly healthy society adults who are able to assume the responsibilities of freedom, equality, and brotherhoodRelating these themes to an understanding of the human as a threefold being of thought, feeling, and volition, and against the background of historical forces at work in human consciousness, Steiner lays the ground for a profound revolution in the ways we think about educationAlso included here are three lectures on the social basis of education, a lecture to public school teachers, and a lecture to the workers of the Waldorf Astoria Cigarette Company, after which they asked him to form a school for their childrenGerman sources Die Erziehungsfrage als soziale Frage GAlectures and , the Volksp dagogik lectures in Geisteswissenschaftliche Behandlung sozialer und p dagogischer Fragen GAlecturesand , Neugestaltung des sozialen Organismus GA

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