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steiner’s wacky science

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I actually know people in 21st century Aotearoa NZ who believe this stuff. You’d have to wonder how they got that way with all the peer reviewed science around them. I know that science can indeed discover more and redefine what it knows, but this is just over the top. One may as well believe in gnomes and such, at least it would be somewhat consistent. This stuff is the reason Kiwi parents should be educated in their choices. Otherwise this rubbish will be passed on and on through the generations to come.

“[Science] sees the heart as a pump that pumps blood through the body. Now there is nothing more absurd than believing this….” — Rudolf Steiner, PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SPIRITUAL PSYCHOLOGY (Rudolf Steiner Press, 1990), p. 126. • “[T]he heart is indeed a sense organ for perceiving the blood’s movement, not a pump as physicists [sic] claim; the coursing of blood is brought about by our spirituality and vitality.” — Rudolf Steiner, AT HOME IN THE UNIVERSE (SteinerBooks, 2000), p. 84.

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