Fear and contempt facing spiritual knowledge

The present disposition of people, particularly those of Central Europe, is to either fear or despise spiritual knowledge. These two attitudes, which are inwardly related, are connected with the extremely difficult – and destined to worsen – conditions in Central Europe.

Source (German): Rudolf Steiner – GA 192 – Geisteswissenschaftliche Behandlung sozialer und pädagogischer Fragen – Stuttgart, 20 July 1919 (page 299)

Anonymous translator