No president Re: Letter to John Algeo
May 08, 2008 11:39 PM
by Konstantin Zaitzev
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "prmoliveira" <prmoliveira@...>
> --- In email@example.com, "Jokela Petri" <jokelap@> wrote:
JP> So maybe your wife will be next vice-president then! In 2001
JP> you supported young brasilians idea to have a Society without
JP> a president.
P> I never made the statement you attributed to me.
Nevertheless, the Russian Theosophical Society has abolished office of
president to prevent misuse of power. (RTS was not connected to
Adyar). It drove us much nearer to the real brotherhood, as for the
last several years all the clashes were over.
The difference is that Adyar has big property which should be managed.
Yet the board of directors can do it well.
The previous president of RTS has hijacked all the property, so, there
is nothing to manage. But the main idea was that there should no
ideological leader. We have chairman, yes, but she is just keeping
order at the meetings, ringing the bell, and her duties end with the
end of meetings. The rest of the time she works in the firemen
department of the Moscow subway.
Another advantage is that now we are no way a body any way opposed to
TS Adyar and are just a group of people some of which are F.T.S.
You may read something about this history here:
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