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Re: Theos-World New Wheaton Mission Statement?

Sep 12, 2006 08:23 AM
by Drpsionic

In a message dated 9/12/2006 7:28:48 AM Central Standard Time, writes:

I find  it 
very disappointing that the TS in America 
has edited this very  important attempt 
out of its 'mission statement' and hope 
they will  change things soon.

It sounds like they took one of my jokes too seriously!
Those of us who have been around for a while probably remember the great  
"brotherhood" fight back in the '90s.  There was some talk of changing the  
wording of the First Object which created such a stir that two board members  
actually threatened to leave the Society if they did.  (I never did learn  which 
Anyway, at convention, somebody got the bright idea of having people  discuss 
this matter and the discussion got very very very heated, to the point  where 
some of us feared that a fistfight might break out over brotherhood.   Well, 
sometimes the only way to toss a salad is with a hand grenade so I threw  one, 
saying, "Why don't we just get rid of the Three Objects."
That so shocked everyone that they stopped fighting and went back to being  a 
But I never dreamt that they would ACTUALLY DO IT!
Chuck the Heretic

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