Carlos on "ABSOLUTE RELATIVISM"
Sep 25, 2006 10:44 AM
I hope your position is NOT that of an "absolute relativism", which
would technically coincide with the classical Sophistry of
Prothagoras (denounced by Plato over 20 centuries ago).
According to his viewpoint, "everything can be said about anything
and with equal chances of being truhful, once at least it looks like
true in appearance".
As far as I know, my position is NOT that of an "absolute
My posting titled "1900 KH Letter: Some of My Reflections"
simply embodied some of my reflections and observations
IN LIGHT OF the DIFFERING and CONFLICTING views of various
Theosophists on the 1900 KH letter.
I post again below my reflections since several correspondents
have written to me about them:
As I reflect on the various and differing views held about the 1900
KH letter, I think that these contradictory opinions by various long-
time students of the Blavatsky and Mahatma literature should give
each of us --- PAUSE.
What is OBVIOUS to you or me may not be at all obvious to someone
else! And vice versa!!
Each of us might honestly ask ourselves:
How subjective (and unreliable??) is OUR OWN viewpoint or "take"
about the 1900 KH letter?
It appears that sincere and knowledgeable students of Theosophy can
come to totally opposite views!!
Is our own "view" therefore really any better or truer than theirs??
In fact, NONE of us may be in a really good position or have the
adequate knowledge or insight to really KNOW whether the 1900 letter
was written by the real Mahatma KH or forged by some other person.
These and other reflections might make some of us ask ourselves:
Are there gaps in my knowledge, have I made unwarranted assumptions
on my part, etc. etc, all of which prevent me from having a better
understanding of this letter and whether it is a real KH letter or a
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