The attitude of the French soul is directed by the French language, whereas in German, the soul controls the inner configuration of the language, the mobility of the language. The French language is currently something that paralyzes—it directs the soul.
It rapes the soul, and thus makes the soul hollow, so that French culture is hollowed out under the influence of the French language.
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Often on required reading lists for Waldorf teacher training