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Re: Theos-World Young Leaders Needed

May 16, 2009 02:51 PM
by Drpsionic

I will confess that the most horrifying thing I've ever read on this list  
was the description of people kissing Rahda's feet.  HPB would have sat on  
Chuck the Heretic
In a message dated 5/16/2009 11:17:32 A.M. Central Daylight Time, writes:


In Internet age, that is what is going to happen. I hope it will happen  in
our life times.
The leaders can hang on to the money and  property and the real action would
be in cyberspace 24/7.
There was  a comment that action is moving from organizations to individuals
as a  result of Internet.


On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 11:08 AM,  <_Drpsionic@aol.Drp_ 
( >  wrote:

> I have a better idea. Let's get rid of the  idea of leaders altogether.
> Chuck the  Heretic
> In a message dated 5/16/2009 8:20:38 A.M.  Central Daylight Time,
> _mkr777@gmail.mkr_ (   <mkr777%40gmail.mkr> 
> Young Leaders  Needed
> .
> When you look at the world's history, greatest  achievements are due to
> charismatic individuals and not the masses.  Also most of these leaders 
> quite young or middle aged and took  their mission seriously and gave 
> of their lives working 24/7.  Both HPB & HSO sacrificed prime of their 
> and that is why we  are discussing theosophy and TS today.
> .
> So when you look at  organizations with leaders who are septuagenarians or
> octogenarians,  who got there as a second or third occupation after
> retirement, it is  wishful thinking that great things are going to happen.
> What most old  people come with is a lot of street smart and can cause lot
> of
>  trouble and this is true of all organizations.
> .
> The  uniqueness of TS is the total autonomy of the sections and the 
>  Even at the member level, the autonomy provided is unmatched in any
>  organization. So long one is in sympathy with the first object -
>  Brotherhood, anyone is welcome, whatever may be their personal beliefs
>  including being a materialist. TS has survived and grown for over a
>  century,
> because of this far sighted simple application of  autonomy.
> .
> It is time for all of us to think how we can  identify and encourage young
> leaders and all we need are a handful of  capable dedicated young leaders.
> The rules and regulations of sections  have developed over the years so 
> the old folks control directly  or indirectly who gets to be the leader. 
> we do not end up with  young leaders. It would be interesting to get a
> statistics of the ages  of the members of leaders in countries around the
> world.
>  .
> It may be time to start doing something about the need for future  young
> leaders.
> .
> My 0.02
> .
>  .
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