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Changing yourself and the world through training mindfulness

Fri, 06 Nov 2020

A conference in Stuttgart dealt with the life’s work of the consciousness researcher and meditation teacher Georg Kühlewind: revolutionising the idea of the I as a necessity of our time. [more]

Social threefolding institute warns of dangers from right-wing extremism in corona protests

Fri, 06 Nov 2020

The Stuttgart Institute for Contemporary Social Questions has called for vigilance among anthroposophists against right-wing extremism in the corona protests to avoid allying themselves with “regressive and subversive” forces. [more]

Exploring the topicality of Georg Kühlewind’s thinking

Fri, 06 Nov 2020

Interview with Wolfgang Tomaschitz on the contemporary relevance of the philosopher and meditation teacher Georg Kühlewind (see report above “Changing yourself and the world through training mindfulness”). [more]

International research group investigates difference between SARS-CoV-2 and flu virus

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

An international group of researchers has investigated the difference between the new coronavirus and flu viruses. This could also lead to new treatment methods. [more]

Coping with lockdown: life at the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi under coronavirus

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

Like other schools worldwide, the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi has been affected by the decision in Kenya to close schools because of coronavirus. School leader Judith Brown describes how the school is coping. [more]

Delivering homework and meals by school bus: life of the Waldorf School on the Lakota Reservation

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

Although the inhabitants of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in the USA have been under strict lockdown because they are at particular risk from coronavirus, the Lakota Waldorf School has continued its work by other means. [more]

Philippines: cementing the state of emergency

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

In the Philippines, a new law with comprehensive powers to combat terrorism is being introduced. Critics fear that it is intended to cement the state of emergency and the “new normal” in the midst of the corona pandemic. [more]