Re: Theos-World The ULT Mindset
Aug 06, 2007 08:07 AM
by M K Ramadoss
When you asked some basic questions about the ULT claims, did anyone
indicate to you that they are going to take the time and trouble to answer
On 8/6/07, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> I continue to be fascinated by the peculiar mindset within which
> supporters of the ULT appear to operate!
> I did not direct any questions to the ULT about Crosbie (nor do I have any
> desire to write a biography of him nor to compile a history of the ULT).
> The ULT makes a number of specific claims: I asked some basic questions
> about those claims. I read nothing sinister into the (apparent) refusal to
> reply; it simply confirms my view that the ULT in fact bears little
> relationship to the ULT as represented in its publications.
> Writing about me as "The Unfriendly Theosopher" (much as the title
> appeals!) would be misleading: I am neither a "Theosopher" nor a
> I am an historian.
> The disciples of Leadbeater may consider the publication of the facts of
> Leadbeater's history as an "unfriendly" act - but that is what historians
> (as contrasted with propagandists, ideologues, devotees, apologists and
> evangelists) do.
> The appropriate response to the work of an historian with whom you do not
> agree is to publish evidence that his or her history is flawed.
> If that is beyond your intellectual or moral capacity ? or you're simply
> too lazy to undertake the necessary research - then personal abuse is
> always a convenient alternative!
> Dr Gregory Tillett
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