Re: Being just and fair
May 15, 2009 07:20 PM
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Anton Rozman" <anton_rozman@...> wrote:
> Dear Anand and all,
> >Members have right to analyze actions and policies of leaders. Just as mistakes can be discussed, it is just and fair to appreciate good qualities and right actions of any individuals.<
> In past months we were discussing about the need for more transparency of and membership involvement in the work of the Theosophical Society. Somewhere behind the discussions there was always present an alleged antagonism between the Theosophical Society in America and its leaders (and sympathetic individuals and organizations) and the Headquarters of the international Theosophical Society and its President (and sympathetic individuals and
My purpose was always to help people, irrespective of groups they belonged to. I was not interested in election politics. I belong to people, I did not belong to any group formed for election purpose.
Therefore, I tried to check which steps did these two organizations made in past months in the direction demanded in our discussions and find that related to the Theosophical Society of America there were launched the following initiatives:
> A Vision for Our Future
> The Theosophical Community
> Olcott Library
> The Theosophist Blog
> Theosophy Forward
> Quest Books Blog
> Quest Books Facebook
It is good that TS in America is trying to improve things. I am glad.
> while in connection with the TS Headquarters at Adyar I found that only new online bookstore was established:
I think Adyar HQ will also use new techniques to help Theosophical cause.
> On the other hand I think that individual leader's (or better officer's) personal characteristics and behavior should be much less relevant in regard to the benefit of the Theosophical Society.
Personal characteristics and behavior of individuals are very important. Often it is good idea of one individual that makes a lot of difference to vast number of members. Ideas and efforts of even one individual or leader can be of great use to thousands of others.
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