Re: Theos-World The "scorpion-whip of hatred" is intensified even more???
May 15, 2006 12:20 PM
by M. Sufilight
Hallo Daniel and all,
My views are:
The following was written out of compassion to everyone of you.
So Blavatsky was very much wrong when she got the following published in
"THEOSOPHY OR JESUITISM?"
Lucifer - June 1888)
A few exceprts might be helpful:
"At the same time, all those who are pursuing in life's great wilderness of
vain evanescent pleasures and empty conventionalities an ideal worth living
for, are offered the choice between the two now once more rising powers--the
Alpha and the Omega at the two opposite ends of the realm of giddy, idle
existence--THEOSOPHY and JESUITISM.
For, in the field of religious and intellectual pursuits, these two are the
only luminaries--a good and an evil star, truly--glimmering once more from
behind the mists of the Past, and ascending on the horizon of mental
activities. They are the only two powers capable in the present day of
extricating one thirsty for intellectual life from the clammy slush of the
stagnant pool known as Modern Society, so crystallized in its cant, so
dreary and monotonous in its squirrel-like motion around the wheel of
fashion. Theosophy and Jesuitism are the two opposite poles, one far above,
the other far below even that stagnant marsh. Both offer power--one to the
spiritual, the other to the psychic and intellectual Ego in man. The former
is "the wisdom that is from above . . . pure, peaceable, gentle . . . full
of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy," while
the latter is "the wisdom that descendeth not from above, but is earthly,
sensual, DEVILISH."3 One is the power of Light, the other that of Darkness.
. . ."
... and later...
"It is vain to argue and claim a difference between Jesuitism and Roman
Catholicism proper, for the latter is now sucked into and inseparably
amalgamated with the former. We have public assurance for it in the pastoral
of 1876 by the Bishop of Cambrai. "Clericalism, Ultramontanism and Jesuitism
are one and the same thing--that is to say, Roman Catholicism--and the
distinctions between them have been created by the enemies of religion,"
says the "Pastoral." "There was a time," adds Monseigneur the Cardinal,
"when a certain theological opinion was commonly professed in France
concerning the authority of the Pope. . . . It was restricted to our nation,
and was of recent origin. The civil power during a century and a half
imposed official instruction. Those who professed these opinions were called
Gallicans, and those who protested were called Ultramontanes, because they
had their doctrinal centre beyond the Alps, at Rome. Today the distinction
between the two schools is no longer admissible. Theological Gallicanism can
no longer exist, since this opinion has ceased to be tolerated by the
Church. It has been solemnly condemned, past all return, by the Ocumenical
Council of the Vatican. ONE CANNOT NOW BE A CATHOLIC WITHOUT BEING
"One would think Esoteric philosophy and especially the Occult Arts, or
Magic, were an abomination to these good holy fathers? And so indeed they
would have the world believe. But when one studies history and the works of
their own authors published with the imprimatur of the Order, what does one
find? That the Jesuits have practised not only Occultism, but BLACK MAGIC in
its worst form,4 more than any other body of men; and that to it they owe in
large measure their power and influence!"
Sorry if I offend anyone in these times of thread-closing and the like.
M. Sufilight with peace and love...
----- Original Message -----
From: "danielhcaldwell" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2006 8:09 PM
Subject: Theos-World The "scorpion-whip of hatred" is intensified even
Notice what KH says:
"... even the faintest shadow of difference ARMS seekers
after the same truth, otherwise earnest and sincere, with the
scorpion-whip of hatred against their brothers, equally sincere and
earnest." caps added.
In this example both "sides" are characterized as "earnest"
But what happens if one side starts to believe
or to "accuse" the other side of being NOT earnest, NOT sincere?
I would suggest that the "scorpion-whip of hatred" is intensified
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