Do you perceive me? Parzival: a book of love

By Andre Bartoniczek, February 2015

When the Arthurian knight Gawan confesses to the beautiful and powerful Orgeluse how happy he is when he sees her she responds: “That’s as may be. As if I needed to know that.” And: “It is time for you to ride on.” Similarly charming later on: “Welcome, you goose! Never has a man been the bearer of so much stupidity as yourself. May God throw you off your horse!” [more]

Love evil well

By Christiane Haid, February 2015

Even as children we learn about good and evil. The measure for that is set to begin with by the adults when they say what is and is not allowed. The question of good and evil initially comes to us from the outside in order then to awaken within us. [more]

Live and let live

By Lorenzo Ravagli, February 2015

It was a pithy maxim which the 32-year-old Rudolf Steiner came up with for free spirits. “Live and let live” it said. Twenty-five years later he extended this short formula and added “love” and “understanding”. [more]

Publisher's View

Finding the mysterious

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, February 2015

“The most beautiful thing we can experience,” Albert Einstein said, “is the mysterious.” He called it “the source of all true science and art”.  [more]

Early childhood

The seven life processes. Foundations of learning

By Philipp Gelitz, February 2015

How are the life functions such as breathing or nutrition connected with attentiveness or interest? Learning in school is based on physical prerequisites. Some comments on a central thought of Waldorf education. [more]

Young writers

Change your ways! An appeal to the Waldorf school

By Friederike Faber, February 2015

“This is necessary to prepare you for later life!” – how often have I heard this argument at the end of every discussion. How often have I allowed myself to be persuaded by this standard response from almost every teacher. [more]


Love is

By Mathias Maurer, February 2015

“What a stupid idea!” Everyone has heard those words or a variation on them, or has used them themselves: teachers, parents, young people ... For someone else’s ideas can really be quite annoying. [more]