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Re: Theos-World Inaugural Address

Feb 04, 2009 01:20 AM
by Pedro Oliveira

--- In, "Morten Nymann Olesen"
<global-theosophy@...> wrote:
> An excerpt:
> "Madame Blavatsky pointed out that truth is not realized by disputing 
> over that other people have said or written, or in arguing in favour 
> of one's own ideas or any accepted systems of philosophy. "
> And where did H. P. Blavatsky say that?
> Did H. P. Blavatsky not do the quite opposite, when she was -
debating - with various persons?

"The duty of members in this respect is to refrain from arguing that
the statements made are not in accordance with what other people have
said or written, or with their own ideas upon the subject, or that,
again, they are apparently contrary to any accepted system of thought
or philosophy."

Source: The Esoteric Section of the Theosophical Society - Preliminary
Memorandum, 1888 (H. P. Blavatsky Collected Writings, vol. XII, p. 492) 


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