R. Robb to D. Caldwell
May 20, 2006 08:34 AM
Daniel, it seems you did not read it yet:
Some words written by Richard Robb to Daniel Caldwell -- who himself quotes them -- can explain the limitations of the "Blavatsky Archives Online" in its approach to "The Secret Doctrine" and other philosophical matters.
R. Robb wrote:
"An in depth refutation of your thesis of your thesis must be based on more than mere written evidence. If you were familiar with the thrust of the SD in toto, the underlying appeal to higher mind and intuition, you could see in a flash that the so-called 'Volume III' reads like an extension of 'Isis'..." (Quoted by D. C. in his text "The Myth of the 'Missing' Third Volume of SD", by the end.)
And R. Robb goes on to say that the authentic third volume would have to be more esoteric, nos less esoteric than the first two volumes of the SD. Besant's "Third Volume", being less esoteric than the original edition, cannot, therefore, be authentic as a whole.
R. Robb, considered "a distinguished theosophist" by Daniel and by many around the planet, says to Daniel:
"If you were familiar with the thrust of the SD in toto, the underlying appeal to higher mind and intuition, you could see..."
Best regards, Carlos.
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