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Re: Theos-World Re: TS Election - Processing of Ballots

Jun 10, 2008 06:32 PM
by mkr777

It reminds me of the old Russia where a bunch of old guys elected their
party leader and nothing much was disclosed to the public about policy
decisions, until Mikhail Gorbachev, a middle aged lawyer came along and
dismantled the system and provided more tranparency. It is also possible
that Olcott's lawyer background had something to do with his being selected
to lead TS. Also, Gandhi was a lawyer. May be we need a Gorbachev clone to
fix TS and bring in younger successors.


On 6/10/08, Cass Silva <> wrote:
> Reminds me of the Vaticanical system of election of a new pope!
> Cass
> --- On Wed, 6/11/08, Konstantin Zaitzev &lt;<>&gt;
> wrote:
> From: Konstantin Zaitzev &lt; <>
> &gt;
> Subject: Theos-World Re: TS Election - Processing of Ballots
> To: <>
> Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 12:05 AM
> --- In theos-talk@yahoogro, "Anand" &lt;AnandGholap@ ...&gt;
> wrote:
> &gt; I am increasingly feeling that whole constitution of the TS needs
> &gt; to be revised and many improvements should be done.
> Moreover, it seems to me that the Rules were broken. Rules don't
> mention that the lesser envelope with the voting slip should be named.
> On the contrary, it seems that these envelopes were invented to
> provide anonymous voting. The secretary opens the bigger evvelope to
> make sure that the voice was received from the member in a good
> standing, and then joins the lesser envelope to the bulk of already
> received. Unfortunalely, the Rules don't mention that there shouldn't
> be any names on the lesser envelope. Yet it is mentioned that the
> envelopes containing results of the sections should be marked.
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