We need an art of education that teaches and instructs the children in a way conducive to real health. This is the element that makes hygiene a social question. For the social question is essentially an educational question, and this in turn a medical question — but only in the sense of a medicine, of a hygiene permeated with Spiritual Science.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 314 – Hygiene – a Social Problem – Dornach, 7th April 1920
Previously posted on 18 October 2014