So what's so special about Johann Wolfgang von Goethe? Why the fuss about someone who died over 175 years ago? The fact that he has sometimes been referred to as the last universal man suggests that he is someone special. As well as writing his masterpiece Faust, which he began in his youth and finished in his 83rd year, he showed a lifelong interest in the sciences, writing books on The Metamorphosis of Plants and the Theory of Colours...... Click on the link to read more.
Rudolf Steiner is one of those persons whose amazingly diverse output make him difficult to categorize. He has variously been described as a philosopher, scientist of the invisible, polymath, clairvoyant, educationalist, original thinker....... Click on the link to read more.
It is true to say that most of the visitors to the Resource Centre at WorthAttention have never heard of the name of Joseph Beuys, even though he was probably the most famous European artist in the 1970's/80's. I wish to draw attention to his work and ideas because I believe many of the social concerns which he addressed in his art are still around today, perhaps even more so....... Click on the link to read more.