The 21st Century: American Dreams? European Imagination? Asian Contempt?

                                                                © Terry Boardman  September 1997     The recent death of Diana, Princess of Wales has led many in the media to claim that ‘a quiet revolution’ has been taking place in Britain, and that Diana was a symbol of this. We now have a chance to consider...
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Anglo-American “Hard Capitalism” Throws Down the Gauntlet to German Capitalism: conform or else….

© Terry Boardman This article first appeared in the German magazine Info3 (Feb. 2000 issue) under the title “Für eine “biodynamische” Ökonomie”  (For a Biodynamic Economy)       An interesting article appeared in “The Independent” of 6th December, written by Andreas Whittam-Smith. He was the first editor of the paper when it first came out...
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The Spiritual Tasks Of Europe In The Coming Millennium

                                                                © Terry Boardman  Michaelmas 1997 It  seems to be a common fin-de-siecle phenomenon that thinkers try, Janus-like, to sum up the essence of the dying century, and on the basis of their judgments of it, to make prognostications about the nature of the coming century....
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On Rudolf Steiner’s “Appeal To The German People and The Civilised World” (1919)

©Terry Boardman   This essay first appeared as the Afterword to: Rudolf Steiner, Towards Social Renewal -  Rethinking the Basis of Society   (Temple Lodge Publishing, London, 1999)     The years 1917 to 1919 were a time of  the most profound social change throughout Europe. Impulses unleashed by the catastrophe of the war seemed about to transform European civilisation, and...
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The Idea of the Threefold Society at the Dawn of the Third Millennium

© Terry M. Boardman March 1999 This essay first appeared in the collection of essays published as The Future Is Now – Anthroposophy at the New Millennium (Temple Lodge Publishing, London 1999)   The 2nd millennium, which gave birth to innumerable dualisms, is about to give way to the 3rd,  but the dualism of the waning age remains strong. On the global scale, the growth of Islamic...
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What is Social Threefolding?

©Terry Boardman A lecture given at a conference of  the Anthroposophical Society in Great Britain in Stourbridge, England 8.11.1997 The aim of this lecture is to throw some light on why the threefold archetype is so important in our time, both for society in general and for the Anthroposophical Society, and thereby to stimulate some enthusiasm for working with it and for it, including the...
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