RE: Sound familiar?
May 22, 2007 12:46 PDT
| ||The Irish were persecuted for centuries Ė the Church attempting to rid|
that country of celtic spirituality. Again, nothing to do with skin
color; everything to with typical Christian/religious arrogance.
It sounds like Baandje thinks Irish people counted as 'white' at that point.
For a different view, see Noel Ignatiev, How the Irish Became White (New
| ||I would guess Steiner believed the same or similar karmic|
relationship applied to all European/New World countries and individuals
(all the white dudes of the world, sorry to say).
No, Steiner got a lot more specific than that, and he did indeed assign a
special role to Germans in bringing Christianity to full fruition, not to
mention in fully realizing the I. This remains a central aspect of
anthroposophical racial-ethnic theory today.
| ||Fundamentalism of any kind, SUCKS. How about we leave it at that?
That's too abstract. If you want to know how and why a particular something
sucks, then you'll need to pay attention to its specific characteristics.
| ||In other words, I donít see what the Steiner-specific bashing is about.
That's because you're not looking at Steiner specifically.
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