Re: Theos-World TS - Elvira Carbonell's Letter - Some Comments
May 25, 2008 01:38 PM
It would be interesting to find out the players behind the scene. I doubt it
was Elvira's idea to write the letter. We will know the full story when
someone discloses what went on.
On 5/25/08, Jokela Petri <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As far as I know,Radha Burnier decide who will get working in Adyar.
> When Ms. Elvira Carbonelle arrived situation was that Mary Andersson
> was pretty much over loaded with work as President had been on her sick
> Maybe Radha has decided what Ms. Carbonelle was about to do there.
> Remember that she wrote that FEW OF US at Adyar feel that Radha is
> overloading herslef with work if continuing one term more.
> John never wrote any campaining letter as far as I know.
> All this is sad but true.
> email@example.com <mkr777%40gmail.com> kirjoitti:
> > May 24, 2008
> > We have discussed, in the past, about Elvira Carbonell's e-mailed letter
> > received by many GC members on December 19, 2007. The message can be seen
> > using the link at the bottom.
> > Elvira Carbonell was assistant to the International Secretary, Mary
> > Anderson
> > as such was occupying a position where she obviously handled a lot of
> > highly
> > sensitive and confidential information.
> > When the Nomination Papers were mailed out or personally hand delivered
> > GC members in Adyar on, December 18, 2007, I do not think this
> > was posted on the Adyar Notice Board or on the website. So, it was not
> > public information on that date.
> > When Carbonell sent the email, she should have known that she had
> > access to
> > the information only because of her position as assistant to the
> > International Secretary. However good her motivations may be, she should
> > have refrained from using that information and sending the e-mail and
> > considered about the consequences as anything put in writing will
> > ultimately
> > come out and bite you back.
> > At first look at the text of the e-mail, I was very impressed with the
> > diction, style and punctuation. It showed mastery of English language not
> > normally seen. So it is highly likely she had help from one or more
> > who are experts at usage of English language.
> > She also mentions that "several of us at Adyar feel the need to write to
> > members of the General Council" and she presents herself to be the
> > spokesperson to those she was referring to.
> > So we do not know, if it was her idea to send the email to GC members or
> > others may have used her. More than likely, she was conveniently used by
> > "several of us" as these "several of us" did not have the courage to come
> > into the open stand up for what they believe.
> > Later in the letter she mentions about Algeo having been contacted and
> > consent to accept the nomination. So, planning on behalf of Algeo may
> > been going on long before the nomination papers were mailed out.
> > Elvira also signs the letter "Ms. Elvira Carbonell, Theosophical Society,
> > Adyar, India" and one can be led to the impression that she is not
> > from her home. Also we do not know if she used the e-mail and computer
> > facilities of the TS HQ.
> > When anyone in a highly sensitive or important position is seen to
> > the confidentiality, it is not uncommon that the person is terminated
> > on the
> > spot and asked to leave immediately. This is the normal practice in
> > the USA
> > and she being from USA should have known about it. In businesses, I have
> > seen cases of persons called to the President's office and terminated
> > on the
> > spot and not even allowed to go back to their office to retrieve their
> > personal belongings. So if she is no longer at Adyar, it should
> > surprise no
> > one.
> > I believe she was exploited by the undisclosed "several of us" and she
> > paid
> > the price. I hope some day, Elvira may tell us the whole story and we
> > then know the real players who pulled the strings at the expense of
> > Elvira.
> > If anyone has any more information, we would like to hear.
> > M K Ramadoss, Member, San Antonio, Texas, USA
> > THERE IS NO RELIGION HIGHER THAN TRUTH
> > For quick access to all the important messages on TS International
> > Election,
> > go to:
> > http://teozofija.info/Teozofsko_gibanje/Elections_2008.htm
> > <http://teozofija.info/Teozofsko_gibanje/Elections_2008.htm>
> > [msg0524a]
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