How and Why I killed the Idea of Rudolf Steiner

How and Why I killed the Idea of Rudolf Steiner In my recent post on Internet conversation, I made reference to some experiences I had when I was introduced to the psychological work of Eric Berne, called Transactional Analysis. The local association of leaders of this kind of practice was called Group House. I spent …

The Limits and Potential of Internet Discourse in the Facebook Environment

The Limits and Potential of Internet Discourse in the Facebook Environment First some back-story … In the earlier thirties of my physical, astral, and ethereal bodies (1971 and following), I was unaware of being a different personality, from the one that had previously been their occupant. I was aware of changing rather dramatically, but initially …

Saving the MysTech Work from Itself

Saving the MysTech Work from Itself The paper I wrote (1), after participating in a previous MysTech conference, described that work as the leading edge of spiritual scientific work. If this wasn’t true I wouldn’t bother with confronting its weaknesses. Tomberg, in Arcanum XV: the Devil, states that in his view the fascination of anthroposophists …

MysTech Errors of Thought

I just read the MysTech newsletter, sent to me as an email. I can understand how and why such thoughts could come into being. Nevertheless, they are fundamentally spiritually in error. Mostly they are one-sided, and far too reliant on Steiner said. For example, Ahriman’s incarnation was seen to be ahead of us, in the …

I’ve been thinking about the past of “illnesses” recently.

I’ve been thinking about the past of “illnesses” recently. Not just because of the Covid Mystery, but also because I’ve been rereading a favorite novel, Neal Stephenson’s 2700 page, three volume: “The Baroque Cycle.” It is set between the years around 1670 to 1730, and one of the details everywhere has to do with human …

the Shepherds’ Fire

The shepherds’ fire A meditative studyElizabeth Ancrum Mackenzie M.A. Introduction “The coward slave we pass him by The man‟s the gowd for a‟ that. “ (gold) Robert Burns 1759-1796 This meditative study is dedicated to all people of goodwill who see in the lust for power and greed for gold something base, pitiable and socially …

The Mystery of the Kindness of Strangers

The Mystery of the Kindness of Strangers We know change is at hand. Brutal, unexpected, demanding, yet … meaningful. If we build our world picture from the individual outward, with each I-Spark living their rite of passage, in an individual Way, we might notice that all of us are surrounded by chaos, yet not alone. …

I had a dream/nightmare, early this morning.

I had a dream/nightmare, early this morning. There were two main features. One was a very tall ladder, which I had to climb, but first I needed to prepare a couple of meals to carry up the ladder. I prepped a couple of plates worth, very carefully, and with excellent presentation. Yet, I was surrounded …