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Re: Theos-World Re: Is the whole proposal off the table?

Oct 01, 2008 08:25 AM
by MKR

Again, lack of transparency is at the bottom of it all. Have you seen that
none of the GC members have said anything about transparency in a public
forum? Looks like, having used to work in an opaque environment, they are
scared of transparency. Add to this, their avoidance of Internet discussion
groups like this says something about the culture in which they have been
operating. Let us wait and see.


On 10/1/08, Anton Rozman <> wrote:
>   Katinka and all,
> Do you really hope that the Executive Committee will infringe the TS
> Rules and Regulations?
> Now the situation is created in which TS members encourage members of
> the Executive Committee to continue to act illegally. This is
> perverted situation.
> Nevertheless what we think about one of the amendments and about the
> way in which they were proposed the fact is that they were submitted
> according to the TS Rules and Regulations. If the proceedings will
> not be respected, than even greater chaos will be created.
> Should we not rather hope and help that solid arguments are put on
> the table against the adoption of this amendment. But to achieve that
> some serious discussion must be encouraged, maybe some constitutional
> expert opinion acquired, instead of tons of emotional and populist
> words thrown in the ether - although it is understandable that
> members are afraid that they will lose their last illusion that they
> really have any influence in the present situation at the TS
> Headquarters.
> More over, results of your poll show that there is high percentage of
> support for other amendments in the package which tends to improve
> the management of the TS.
> But I am afraid that in this overheated situation we are missing some
> important issues: will the General Council discuss and adopt new
> policy for the coming years, will the General Council discuss and
> meet the demands for greater transparency and communication, will the
> General Council establish its own constitutional role and that of the
> Executive Committee, and so on. But maybe this is what all is about.
> Warmest regards,
> Anton
> --- In <>, "Katinka
> Hesselink" <mail@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > One of my informants told me the proposal we have been talking about
> > recently ( see:
> 08 )
> > is off the table. That is: it has not been included in the agenda
> for
> > the General Council meeting, even though it has been submitted in
> time.
> >
> > This gives us some idea of the way our officers in the executive
> > council work together.
> >
> > However, it also means that our right to vote stands and seems
> > unlikely to even be officially contested.
> >
> > I hope my information is correct.
> >
> > Katinka Hesselink
> >

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