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Re: Theos-World Re: Some thoughts..

Jul 25, 2009 08:19 AM
by Messenger


Internet is now available to the masses in India and it is being used even
by illiterate. I recently saw a woman in a village sending a video message
to a relative since she could not read write or type. She was able to talk
on camera which was sent as a video file to the recipient. Interesting
application.

MKR

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Morten Nymann Olesen <
global-theosophy@stofanet.dk> wrote:

>
>
> Sometimes i wonder whether people in India are having easy access to the
> Internet?
> And I guess some clairvoyants and telepaths put small value on computers
> and the Internet.
>
> M. Sufilight
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Messenger
> To: theos-talk@yahoogroups.com <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2009 4:19 PM
> Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: Some thoughts..
>
> But for the Internet, each one of us is intelligent enough to imagine where
> TS would be today. We do not need guidance from any scripture or Elders.
>
> A small group of GC members totally in control with all the members
> world-wide standing by totally powerless to do anything. And HPB & HSO
> crying and turning in their graves!
>
> Internet last year saved TS from disaster.
>
> Internet is indeed the Saviour many were expecting to come back.
>
> Messenger
> (aka MKR)
>
> [Saying: Don't confuse the message and the messenger.]
>
> Visit www.theosophy.net
>
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 8:38 AM, Anand <AnandGholap@gmail.com<AnandGholap%40gmail.com>>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > Dear Roberta and All,
> > Controlling media, restricting dissemination of information, and
> > restricting discussion had always been the method used by rulers and semi
> > autocratic governments. China, Russia also control both dissemination of
> > information and expression of opinions. Earlier, when internet was not
> > there, it was possible for rulers to do it. Now all governments are
> finding
> > that is is not possible to control information and expression any more
> > because anybody can write on internet and it can be read by anybody among
> 7
> > billion strong humanity!
> > The members of TS are also making progress. Few years back there was only
> > theos-talk where members discussed freely. That time there were very few
> > serious members who were participating. Today, in addition to theos-talk
> we
> > have theosophical.ning.com and theosophy.net. Also many more members are
> > now participating, than there were earlier. So TS certainly has made
> > progress, as far as members' behavior is concerned.
> > Can anybody stop internet used by TS members? I don't think it is
> possible.
> > I can see only one direction, the direction of more and more
> participation
> > by members, enabling dissemination of information and analysis of it.
> > Earlier internet was abused by some followers of Blavatsky. Thinking
> members
> > realized that propaganda of these followers was wrong and people
> corrected
> > their views.
> > Over last four years conditions and quality of online discussion are
> > greatly improved. Members are now getting much more information than they
> > used to get. Earlier ES Outer Heads were getting elected unopposed by
> blind
> > followers. But in last election we saw that many GC members did not show
> the
> > tendency to blindly elect ES head. There was also lot of intelligent
> > discussion on many forums. All these are signs of progress.
> > But yes, induction of additional members will have very negative effect
> on
> > checks and balances. If elected President can get ten members of his/her
> > choice on the General Council, he/she will have great control over the GC
> > resolutions.
> > It is true that messy conditions in TS are getting exposed, but we know
> > that detecting disease is first step in curing of the body. And same is
> true
> > in case of TS.
> > Overall I see great progress made by TS members in terms of number of
> > members participating, amount and quality of information being
> disseminated,
> > amount and quality of analysis being done. If it continues, TS can expect
> > great progress.
> > Best
> > Anand Gholap
> >
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