Re: Theos-World TS - Secrecy Mentality?
May 08, 2008 04:50 PM
Thanks. As already stated, I have 95% correct addresses. I am improving
I think for the current election purposes, that is sufficient. All I was
trying to point out is that in the Internet age, it looks strange to me for
an organization such as TS. Nothing is wrong with TS. It is some of those
who work at top levels.
On 5/8/08, Jokela Petri <email@example.com> wrote:
> No you cannot be trusted. :-) I got them, but wont give them to you :-O PJ
> ----- Original Message ----- From: MKR To: firstname.lastname@example.org<theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>; theos-l ; THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:21 PM
> Subject: Theos-World TS - Secrecy Mentality? TS administrators seem to have
> an unusual secrecy mentality when dealing with members. To cite two recent
> instances: Couple of days ago I sent a e-mail to Mary Anderson,
> International Secretary, requesting her to send me an updated list of e-mail
> addresses of General Secretaries etc. I have information which is about 95%
> correct. I wanted to have it 100% correct so that when I send e-mails on
> important matters, everyone gets it. To this day, I have not heard from her.
> I do not know if the e-mail addresses are considered private or official
> secrets or even occult secrets not to be revealed to ordinary members who do
> not hold any offices? I am long-time dues paying member and I am sure I can
> be trusted not to misuse the list. I am simply baffled by the non-response.
> Two days ago, I needed the e-mail address of one of the officers of TS in
> America and I sent a e-mail request to National HQ. Instead of sending me
> the e-mail address, I received a nice reply saying that my message has been
> sent to the Officer. While I was waiting for the above reply, I Googled the
> officer's name and located the e-mail address and the officer confirmed it.
> Again, here I am, a dues paying member requesting the e-mail address of the
> officer. Can I not be trusted with the e-mail address. I am again at a loss
> to know what is going on. People talk about Internet and its use etc. Looks
> like a lot more education is needed for the administrative folks in the USA
> as well as Adyar. Mkr [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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