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Re: Theos-World TS - A Very Interesting Comment by a GS/GC member

Feb 21, 2009 00:02 AM
by Martin

Well, THAT ws a strong comment lol!

A Theosophist starts with Truth and ends up with Reality...

--- On Sat, 2/21/09, <> wrote:
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Subject: Re: Theos-World TS - A Very Interesting Comment by a GS/GC member
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2009, 6:20 AM

            Why even debate this bleating matter?


Anyway, I heard a good one today.  "The difference between a scientist  and a 

theologian is that the scientist starts with evidence and ends up with  

ideas.  The theologian starts with superstition and ends up with  nonsense."


Chuck the Heretic  (who has to go ruin more good sites. bleat  bleat)



In a message dated 2/20/2009 10:57:16 P.M. Central Standard Time,  

mkr777@gmail. com writes:

There is a very interesting comment coming from the NZ GS, which I  reproduce



"My strong comments actually had  overseas sites in mind, where a few

entrenched and well-known 'activists'  are ruining what were originally  good



Theos-talk and theos-L have been around  for a very long time (they are not

under the control of any organization  and are unmoderated) and have

participants from many parts of the world and  many are members of various

theosophical organization and many are not  attached to any organization.

Anyone who reviews the events since the  start of the last election campaign,

will understand the critical role  these maillists have played. A group of GC

members tried to defeat Radha  Burnier under the pretext that she is sick

both mentally and physically.  Even after three well known physicians from

two continents (and one  physician is a GS and GC member), vouched for the

good health of Radha  Burnier, this important information was not distributed

to the members by  the Section leaders who tried to present her as sick and

thus tried to  defeat her.

Leaders of a Society whose keynote is Brotherhood, are  expected to be keep

other members fully informed of full facts in a  situation such as the

election, and they failed to do it.

Do you  expect members who saw thru this problem to keep silent? No, not  at


Many members around the world who had access to Internet and  the time to

post messages, took a very strong objection to this, as any  real theosophist

should, and posted msgs questioning the actions, perhaps  much to the

surprise and shock of the leaders who are used to have full  control over the

medium of communication with membership.

Soon after  the election, the straw that broke the back of the camel, was the

super  secret attempt by a handful of GC members to quickly disenfranchise

the  members world-wide and usurp the voting power of the membership  (already

the GC has the monopoly of nominations) t

This was  discovered and made public with the help of theos-talk and this

enraged  membership world-wide, because it was seen as an end run when the

attempt  to defeat Radha Burnier failed. Of course the membership saw thru

the whole  episode and no one came out smelling like a rose.

But for the active  members on the maillists, coup would have been fait


and in  my opinion, probably would have struck a near crippling blow to the

future  of TS.

All of us should be grateful for all the members who took an  active interest

in the maillists and special thanks are due to Eldon for  theos-talk and

Anton for providing a mechanism for easy navigation of the  relevant messages

and William Delahunt for distributing many messages  world-wide.



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