Re: Theos-World Getting very tired of this - proposal not off the table, voting postponed
Oct 08, 2008 06:28 AM
The whole issue of changing the bylaws is barking at the wrong tree.
Membership has been going downhill all over the world except for India and
none of the GC members are talking about fixing it.
As I recall there was a message on the internet posted about a decade ago
which mentioned that during Dora's time in the USA there were 8000 members
and it dropped to around 4000 during John's time and today still hovers
around that number.
No one has challenged these numbers, then or now, with accurate figures
along with a statistical analysis of the current rentention rate just like
aging analysis on accounts receivable.
Instead of paying attention to this critical issue, the rule change is
simply a ruse and an attempt by a group to take control of TS secretly
before members found out.
This is simply are the facts.
I welcome everyone's comments.
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 8:14 AM, Erica Letzerich <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> The better person to clarify it is Pedro. He is better acquainted with
> the by-laws than me.
> --- On Wed, 10/8/08, Katinka Hesselink <email@example.com<mail%40katinkahesselink.net>>
> From: Katinka Hesselink <firstname.lastname@example.org<mail%40katinkahesselink.net>
> Subject: Theos-World Getting very tired of this - proposal not off the
> table, voting postponed
> To: email@example.com <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 8:33 AM
> Hi all,
> Erica Letzerlich clarified things for me (I guess I can give your name
> as you post here publicly on a regular basis).
> The issue is NOT that the proposal is off the table. It's that it has
> been postponed till next years general council meeting. This in the
> hope that by then the disappointment over the election results will no
> longer trouble the waters.
> While I do feel that the organizational structure of the TS could do
> with improvement, I want this specific proposal off the table as soon
> as possible. This insecurity about whether or not we will have our
> voting rights when the next president is to be elected is not good for
> I have changed the page dedicated to this issue accordingly. So, still
> online (and likely to stay online for a while):
> http://www.squidoo. com/theosophical -organisation- 08
> Katinka Hesselink
> http://www.allconsi dering.com/
> http://www.katinkah esselink. net/
> http://www.squidoo. com/katinkahesse link/
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
[Back to Top]
Dedicated to the Theosophical Philosophy and its Practical Application