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Re: Theos-World Hi there, I'm new.

Jan 15, 2007 06:53 AM
by Vince

--- In, "M K Ramadoss" <mkr777@...> wrote:
> From Day 1 when TS was started, the only requirement for 
membership is to be
> in sympathy with the first object - Universal Brotherhood.

Then I qualify for the first object.  I view god-believers and non-
god-believers as being equal.  And I believe that we all have the 
same basic eternal destiny.

> So everyone
> including an agnostic is welcome. There was in interesting 
anectode how an
> agnostic met with HP Blavatsky for hours and after a long 
discussion he
> decided to join the society.

As an atheist/agnostic, I recently joined the Society on the basis 
of the first three objects, and on the repeated statements of the 
national headquarters' leaders that the Society is non-dogmatic.

> There is also the famous principle Lord Buddha followed. He said 
let us talk
> about things we all can see, because there can be varying 
arguments about
> the unseen.

'Argument' is certainly a key word when it comes to the unseen.  
Arguments abound.

> mkr


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