Posts made in June, 2019


From the World Society – On Evolving Leadership

, June 15, 2019

Dear Members and Friends of the Anthroposophical Society in Canada Over the past year a group of 20 to 25 young people living in Dornach have taken up an extensive study of the Christmas Conference. For almost all of them the 2018 General Assembly was their first as new members. For them, as for many of us around the world, the events at that General Assembly were difficult to understand or integrate into our experience of the significance of anthroposophy in our lives. It was out of this struggle to understand that these young people took up this study. During a recent meeting of General Secretaries these young members asked to meet with us as those carrying a unique relationship between the members around the world and the centre of this work at the Goetheanum. Early in the evening we gathered in the large conference room immediately below the...

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NORTH AMERICA – A Second Chance for the World Conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 21 -24 March 2019

, June 15, 2019

Seeing beyond the falsehoods of modern history – excerpts from a full report by Meg Freeling 30 participants attended the recent A Second Chance for the World Conferencein Vancouver, Canada. In the two keynote lectures – What did happen and what could have happened in the last hundred years? and What do we envisage for the next hundred years? – Christopher Houghton Budd laid the groundwork. Mexican economist Marcelo Delajara presented “A Second Chance for Labor and Income: What Is a Living Wage?” He described his research project in Mexico City to develop ways to ensure a dignified income for employees that goes beyond ‘equal pay for equal work’. Anna Chotzen, business manager of an incubator farming project in Mt. Vernon, Washington, USA, presented “A Second Chance for Farming: The Farmer as Entrepreneur”. She sees the need to “move away from the conventional perceptions of farming as an industry,...

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PERSPECTIVES

, June 15, 2019

The first issue of the Society’s new publication, Perspectives, has been distributed to all members of the Anthroposophical Society in Canada The editorial team is already planning for issue two which will come out in May 2020. The theme will be: Good and Evil, Light and Darkness. We are calling for articles of 1500 words or less and, in order to be considered for selection, they must be received no later than Dec. 31, 2019.  Files can be sent in English or French (we will take care of the translation). We would also like to receive good quality photos of artwork based on the theme. All submissions should be sent to Susan Koppersmith...

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