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Spiritual Science and Technology Retreat

December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - December 3, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

For anyone with a strong connection to anthroposophy who is actively engaged inwardly and/or outwardly with the issue of technology.

Retreat Objectives

• Deepen our understanding of Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual scientific ideas about technology and human and earthly evolution.

• Share perspectives, experiences, and research questions concerning technology with each other.

• Consider how individuals in the various practical fields of anthroposophy can collaborate together, and with other like-minded people from various backgrounds, to contribute to the ethical use and development of technology for the betterment of humanity.

• Share ideas and plans for future technology-related activities and events.

Schedule

The retreat begins with registration at 4:00pm on Friday, December 1, and ends at 12:30pm on Sunday, December 3. A complete schedule will be sent to registrants in November. A pre-retreat meeting for First Class members of the School of Spiritual Science on the topic of technology will take place at 2:00pm on Friday, December 1. More details will be provided with the registration information.

Required Preparatory Reading

Foreword and Chapters 1-3 (up to page 102) of Machines and the Human Spirit by Paul Emberson. This book can be ordered from Meadowlark Toys and Sunbridge Books in Chestnut Ridge, NY. Call 845-290-1572 Monday-Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm, or email info (at) meadowlarktoys.com.

Fee: Sliding scale, $75 to $125 (includes dinner on Friday, lunch and dinner on Saturday, and snacks). The fee is intended to cover the costs of the conference, which we estimate will average $100 per participant. Please contribute what you can.

To register:http://www.threefold.org/events/tickets.aspx

Housing is not included in the conference fee. For information about housing in the Threefold community, visit this page:
http://www.threefold.org/about_us/stewardship/holder_house.aspx

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

For more information, ccontact: Gary Lamb: glamb (at) thecenterforsocialresearch.org.

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December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End:
December 3, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
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Venue

Threefold Educational Center
260 Hungry Hollow Rd.
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Phone:
(845) 517-2388
Website:
http://www.threefold.org/index.aspx