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ETHICAL ACTIVISM  The original Philosophy Of freedom was subtitled a "Philosophy Of Life". In 1918 Steiner said"The purpose of The Philosophy Of Freedom is to lay the foundations of ethical individualism and of a social and political life."  

The highest principle of an Ethical Individualist is to express one's moral ideas in life, that is, to take ethical action.

An example of Steiner's ethical activism was his speaking out against Zionism. 

Why Rudolf Steiner Opposed A Zionist State Of Israel
Being true to the principles of freedom and individuality in his Philosophy Of Freedom, "Rudolf Steiner was a critic of his contemporary Theodor Herzl's goal of a Zionist state, and indeed any other ethnically determined state, as he considered ethnicity to be an outmoded basis for social life and civic identity." wiki link

Here is a video about how an ethnically determined state will result in the oppression of the "other":

Today it takes courage and moral consistency to stand up for the human rights of Palestinians. The Jewish Anti-Defamation League and YouTube have restricted the viewing of the Philosophy Of Freedom video below because it mentions the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement to pressure Israel on human its rights violations. Here is a link  to the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) to become informed about the Palestinian fight for freedom. 

This is a video about the Palestinian sponsored BDS Movement.

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