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Re: Theos-World Annie Besant on Bishop James Wedgwood

Jul 16, 2007 11:54 PM
by Drpsionic

In a message dated 7/16/2007 10:45:10 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

After  reading this Frank I tend to agree with you. Besant had really lost 
the plot.  Gregory has just told us that Wedgewood and Kollerstrom were lovers 
and an  Arhat at the same time!!!

I've said for years that I'm going to write about the Loonies of Ommen and  
title the book "1925, the Year They All Went Stark Staring Nuts!"
There is the famous story of George Bernard Shaw running in Krishnamurti  and 
asking him how Annie was.  K responded that she was well but at her age  she 
could "no longer think consecutively."  Shaw laughed and said, "She  never 
And he was right.  She never had a rational thought pass through her  head.  
It is difficult to look at her life and writing and not be puzzled  that 
anyone could have ever, and still do for that matter, take a word she ever  said 
seriously.  At least Leadbeater is entertaining in his  silliness!
I say this as a devoted albeit heretical Adyarian.  Mrs. Besant was  the 
personification of dingbat.
Chuck the Heretic

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