Re: Pablo, thank you for this dialogue.
Jul 24, 2007 07:33 AM
Thank you again and best wishes.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Pablo Sender" <pasender@...>
> Nigel: > I wish to sincerely thank you again for staying the course
> in this dialogue. After only twelve years in the Adyar Society, the
> approximate age of confirmation in the Christian church, you are
> certainly going through your baptism/confirmation of fire here on
> Dear Nigel
> If there is anything I've learnt in my life (as may be the case of
> many theosophists) that is to be in the midst of disapproval or
> misunderstanding. I don't mind it, because I'm pretty confident of
> understanding, and I have learned a bit about human psychology
> (through self observation, because all of us share the same
> psychological processes) as to understand the value and limitation
> any opinion.
> But it is interesting that you have noticed it. Because the group
> cannot expect to investigate a subject (if it supposedly wants to
> it) when there is a massive attack (immune system-like) as response
> to the strange element. No wonder why many people refused to deal
> with the subject here, since the more active members are clearly
> against it. But again, that, at least, is not a problem in my case.
> However, I think the subject is coming to an end for me. We could
> continue arguing endlessly, and I've said everything I know. Since
> don't have documents to refuse the charges (I've never intended to
> become a Leadbeater defender), I cannot furnish anything else. I
> could only repeat myself, and that is a waste of time.
> I respect different opinions, and I don't want to force people to
> change them. I don't agree with aggression, ill will or things like
> that, but everybody is responsible for his own acts, so I leave it
> To me, how we dialogue is very important, because it shows whether
> you have a sense of respect towards the other person, a certain
> of brotherhood even in disagreement, a willingness to discover
> something new, etc. And that is very important to me. Although I've
> notice also that many times people are much better than their
> opinions, which are but a very supericial part of the Self.
> Kind regards
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