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Fred Dennehy
What makes something funny? If you have ever been put in the wretched position of having to explain why you were laughing, you know that humor is irreducible. Trying to analyze it violates it. Because it lies at the very source of language, what provokes laughter resists explanation through language.
Rudolf Steiner, perhaps recognizing the pitfalls of definition, took a phenomenological approach to the subject in a lecture delivered in Berlin in 1910, entitled “Laughing and Weeping.” Steiner saw (as did Socrates in the case of comedy and tragedy) an intimate relationship between laughing and weeping.

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Mistletoe Therapy
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The Christmastime tradition of hanging a sprig of mistletoe above the doorway originated in Greek folklore. Now, another use for the plant is becoming popular in the United States — complementary cancer therapy. Almost two years ago, the scientific and clinical review committees of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., looked at available research on the use of mistletoe as a supportive treatment for cancer patients.

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National Calendar of Events
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Anthroposophy: French State Television Censored for Its Anti-Cult Bias Monday May 15th, 2023 – Bitter Winter - Turin, Italy
The Septennial Theory: Does the Body Regenerate Every 7 Years? Saturday January 14th, 2023 – Cultura Colectiva - Latin America
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Bio Agriculture
South China Morning Post Sunday May 21st, 2023 – South China Morning Post -
Ethically Kate: Is biodynamic wine the real deal, or a marketing gimmick? Sunday April 23rd, 2023 – NZ Herald - New Zealand
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Colours Are The Key To Our Present According To Indivi Sutton Saturday May 27th, 2023 – InStyle Australia
Sedona Film Fest presents ‘Hilma’ premiere April 21-27 Saturday April 15th, 2023 – Sedona.Biz - Sedona, Arizona USA
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Rudolf Steiner
Co-Creating Life Monday August 15th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
Joy, Creative Urge Tuesday May 10th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
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Classical Music and Movement Art of Eurythmy Blend Together In A Eurythmy Recital Tuesday February 26th, 2019 – Broadway World - New York, New York USA
The teacher and traveller Friday December 8th, 2017 – Livemint - India
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david altrath photographs 'villa mediterraneo' gazing over ibiza through bamboo screens Monday February 20th, 2023 – Designboom
The 9 Most Beautiful Biodynamic Wineries in the World Sunday April 22nd, 2018 – Architectural Digest
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Community for people with disabilities celebrates a rich history in photos Sunday May 28th, 2023 –
Aberdeen charity Camphill School awarded £75,000 grant to launch new zero waste farm shop Friday April 7th, 2023 – Aberdeen Live - UK
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Adult Education
Zeballos indigenous students to visit Nelson Waldorf School Thursday January 5th, 2023 – The Nelson Daily - British Columbia, Canada
Kernza Research Underway Friday August 14th, 2020 – AgInfo Network - Walla Walla Washington USA
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Taikura Rudolf Steiner School opens new whare after years of mahi Sunday April 2nd, 2023 – NZ Herald
Winners of snow sculpture contest showcase creations at Anchorage Fur Rondy Monday February 27th, 2023 – Anchorage Daily News - Alaska, USA
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Healing and inspiring children with animals, mud and a touch of magic Saturday August 23rd, 2014 – The Ecologist - UK
Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain Tuesday March 11th, 2014 – The Nation - USA
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RSF Social Finance invests $5 million in Sunwealth for community-based solar projects Thursday March 16th, 2023 – Solar Builder - Brecksville, Ohio USA
COP27: Rockefeller Foundation announces 10 grants to scale indigenous, regenerative agriculture practices Thursday November 10th, 2022 –
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Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer Treatment Thursday October 20th, 2022 – -, Kansas USA
Mistletoe and the Emerging Future of Integrative Oncology Sunday May 29th, 2022 – Verve times
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A new life for London's lost rivers Monday May 15th, 2023 – BBC online
Wind is main source of UK electricity for first time Thursday May 11th, 2023 – BBC online
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