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The 3rd Life Age: GIFTS AND CHALLENGES

Words from Karl-Heinz Finke Quite often the aging of our population is seen as a burden. But what are the gifts? What is the meaning of reaching an average of 84 years in first world...

Inviting the Emerging Social Future

A Reflection from Martin Large When Carolyn Hughes, chair of The Land Trust NZ, invited me to come on a surprise lecture tour, I felt privileged to visit such a mythical country. However, it was...

General Secretary Report November 2017

What we call the beginning is often the end And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. T.S. ELIOT Today was the final of a run of meetings at the Goetheanum for...

Reflections on 2017 AS Conference

As this year’s conference ‘Echoes from the future – what is our response?’ closed, there was a definite mood of positive energy. As the participants departed, one turned and said, “this...

Youth Section Report

Our correspondent Temiko Jager in Sweden has prepared a report on the Youth Section gathering in the Netherlands in July. Temiko Final Youth Section 2017 Gathering Notes

Request

In April 2017, Justus Wittich the treasurer at the Goetheanum, shared with council representatives from around the world, the challenge the Goetheanum faced of a CH 400K deficit. To his immense...

Plant Observations

PLANT STUDY GROUP During a weekend workshop held in Auckland in September last year a group of people explored the theme “Plant Morphology and Planets” in Eurythmy and Painting, led by Ellen...

Update from Titirangi School

The last 12 months have seen many positive developments. At the start of Term 3 in 2016, the two new Upper School classrooms were opened to students, relieving pressure on the rest of the school...

Conference Speaker: Mike Paku

One of our main speakers for the conference is Mike Paku. On behalf of the Society Jess Soutar Barron sat with Mike recently and shared conversation about his early years at the Freezing Works,...

Participating in Conference

“Echoes from the Future: What is our Response?” This year’s Conference, from 5th to 8th October, offers many opportunities to share your creativity and your projects. As well as engaging...