from being human – winter-spring 2020 by John Bloom What might an analysis of gift streams tell us about the development of human consciousness in the twenty-first century in the United States? The experience of giving and receiving makes it clear that gifting has profound meaning in and through human connections; these connections constitute culture. Thus,…

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from being human spring-fall 2019 by John Bloom How is it that high-profile banks have managed to perpetuate their mythic images as temples of finance? Despite the revelations of wrong-doing, ethical breaches, and market manipulation, banks are still keepers of our money. The language of trust is brandished amidst the marble columns and promises of security,…

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from being human spring issue 2019 by John Bloom Given how enmeshed politics have become with our economic and cultural life, I probably ought not to be surprised that capitalism, or what it has come to represent, is frequently disparaged as the bearer of illness in the body social. I have found myself reminding others when…

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from being human spring issue 2019 This article include a book review, a reminder of the resistance group “The White Rose,” and appreciations of Traute Lafrenz Page, MD, at her 100th birthday. Dr. Page was a General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America in the 1990s. Long Live Freedom! Traute Lafrenz and the White Rose,…

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Dear Friends, We have asked the Society to distribute this inaugural issue of the Correspondence, a newsletter of the Natural Science/Mathematics-Astronomy Section of the School for Spiritual Science to all members of the Society. The Section aims to become more visible and step up our service to the Society. You must subscribe, if you want to receive future…

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from being human summer-fall 2018 by John Bloom In the spirit of reconsidering many aspects of economic life, questioning underlying assumptions, and finding ways of reimagining the next economy, the division of labor has received little attention. It is certainly hard-wired into the current capital-driven market economy that seeks to maximize profit. While an awareness…

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Maulsby Kimball

from the ASA Newsletter, Summer 1984; Maulsby Kimball was president and executive director of the ASA from 1962 to 1972. I was born in Buffalo, NY on May 20, 1904 and grew up there. The home atmosphere was a cultured and artistic one with regular reading aloud of poetry and fine literature. My mother was…

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