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Re: Nobel winner: Internet might have stopped Hitler

Dec 07, 2008 02:12 PM
by paijmanstheo

How naive, and that coming from a Nobel Prize winner. Did the internet
stop the Gulf War? The invasion of Irak? Guantanamo Bay? All the
African dicators and terrorists immersed in genocide today? The war in

Aside from the fact that the internet already is subject of censorship
(see the situation in China), it changes nothing to the way we, the
people, perceive information, and how this information is carefully
filtered and distributed to us. 

After all, the Third Reich had the very first interactive webring
ever, with the live transmission throughout the empire of the 1942


Theo paijmans

--- In, MKR <mkr777@...> wrote:
> There is a very interesting news item I found today. Let me quote:
> "The spread of information on the Internet has given the world a new
tool to
> forestall conflicts, Nobel literature prize winner Jean-Marie Gustave Le
> Clezio said Sunday.
> In his Nobel lecture to the Swedish Academy, the 68-year-old
Frenchman said
> an earlier introduction of information technology could even have
> World War II.
> "Who knows, if the Internet had existed at the time, perhaps Hitler's
> criminal plot would not have succeeded - ridicule might have
prevented it
> from ever seeing the light of day," he said."
> The full news item is at:
> <>
> Closer to home, was the last election of International TS President.
> was a well orchestrated campaign to defeat Radha Burnier under the
> that she is sick mentally and physically and hence should the
defeated. This
> was led by many well known GC members. Members who did not have
access to
> Internet were fed with this inaccurate and potentially misleading
> information. Even after three well reputed and honorable physicians
from two
> continents (one of the physicians is a well known and highly regarded
> National Secretary) certified her fit, this professional
confirmation of her
> health was not passed on to the members who did not have access to
> Even the candidate they were supporting kept silent and took no
action to
> set the facts straight.
> It is my belief that but for the Internet and dissemination of the
facts to
> those members who had access to Internet around the world, the effort to
> defeat Radha Burnier would have succeeded.
> In addition, on the heels of the election results, a quartet of
those who
> wanted to defeat Radha Burnier sent in a proposal to quickly
> all the members world-wide and also change the rules in a hurry so
that a
> handful of GC members can seize control of the Presidency and make the
> president a puppet. The proposal was top secret known only to GC
> Even long-time workers at Adyar and Olcott were kept in total
darkness and
> they learnt it from Internet forums outside the control of the
> organizations. The proposal was to be approved in the December
meeting. The
> coup would have been an easily done deal to the surprise and shock
of all
> members around the world.
> It was on Internet, the above secret plans were revealed and members
came to
> know of the secret plans being cooked behind the backs of members.
> It is my belief that but for the Internet and disclosure of the
secret plans
> on Internet, the plans would be very close to being successful.
> Looking at the above as well as the statement of le Clezio, Internet
is a
> tool provided by the Guardians of the Humanity to prevent disasters
and to
> counter the work of the Dugpas and Shammars in opposing the progress of
> Humanity. I think, as Theosophists, we need to take the clue and use
> Internet, in our own little way, for the best interests of the
progress of
> Humanity.
> For up-to-date news on TS & Theosophy, go to:
> <>
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