Posts made in February, 2019


The Sensory Migration from the Real World to the Digital World

, February 23, 2019

The Sensory Migration from the Real World to the Digital World Notes by Chantal Lapointe on a lecture in two parts by Philippe Perennès Reproduced with the approval of the lecturer   PART ONE (the second instalment will appear on March 21st ). A list of the speaker’s reference sources appears at the end of this article   On October 27, 2018, I had the good fortune of attending a two-part lecture given by Philippe Perennès, on the phenomenon he appropriately terms the “Sensory migration from the real world to the digital world.” The first talk dealt with the consequences of this “migration” on the development of the child, and the second talk asked what we can do to counter this situation. What actually is at stake here? The latest statistics on our relationship with the digital world are alarming: currently, the number of cell phone subscriptions outnumbers the...

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From the World Society

, February 23, 2019

Dear Members and Friends of the Anthroposophical Society in Canada On The Evolving Role of the General Secretary Each November, as part of a set of important meetings that take place at the Goetheanum, the General Secretaries from around the world gather as a circle of support for the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society. During the establishment of the Anthroposophical Society at the Christmas Conference of 1923/24, the circle of General Secretaries, as an organ of this Society, was established. As described in the proceedings of the Christmas Conference, this circle was envisioned as forming a link between the heart of this Society at the Goetheanum and the groups of members who had joined themselves through a National Society, or Group, in their various countries. Rudolf Steiner placed great importance on the role of these individuals, who were seen as being able to represent anthroposophy in their...

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