Re: Theos-World Re: Self-Introduction
Feb 10, 2006 08:26 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
I argued that Carlos is not worshipping Blavatsky but rather
The use of the capital "T" in "Teacher" goes WAY beyond respect, and
into worship. He has stated that we shouldn't be allowed to say anything
bad about Blavatsky, or repeat anything bad, even if the purpose is to
refute this. We should just bury the past. But the past exists. To deny
the past is to deny truth. And Blavatsky was far from perfect. Even the
Mahatmas said so, although the also said that they, themselves, were not
demonstrating respect by protecting her from those who would throw mud
on her outer garments.
Of course, anybody who denies that the Holocaust took place isn't
interested in historical truth, anyway, only their own hatred.
> I showed why one would be motivated to protect
one's fellow man in general, one's Spiritual Teacher in particular.
Bart countered with the following three arguments:
I never said anything even remotely resembling that, and I defy you to
find where I did.
1. All humans sin, Blavatsky is human therefore Blavatsky has sinned,
and 2. Blavatsky is guilty until proven innocent, and 3. It is fair to
accuse sinners of particular crimes and repeat these accusations for
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