Re: Theos-World Re: evil - minded???
Apr 18, 2010 09:29 PM
You hit the nail on its head.
The issue of Brotherhood is paramount as seen in the various important
communications from the Founders and their Chiefs. Doctrines, for most of us
are still are like hypotheses until we have first hand experience and
opportunity to test them ourselves. Till then, our understanding and
interpretations will widely vary due to our personal understanding, no
matter how well they are explained in anyone's writing.
IMHO, many of the problems and controversies can be tracked down to our
limited understanding and application of Brotherhood. So any amount of
intellectual arguments will settle differing views even on the question of
Brotherhood and its application. All that each one of us can do is to apply
it to the best of our ability in all our dealings with our fellow beings
On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 8:54 PM, robert_b_macd <
I don't think the Masters were ever overly concerned with how well we
grasped esoteric doctrines like rounds and races. They were more concerned
with how we related to one another. We always seem to be looking for
evidence of Brotherhood in the other person, rather than just expressing
Brotherhood in how we react to others who do not share the same doctrine.
This forum with its sometimes vigorous debate would seem to be a great venue
for practicing the virtues of Brotherhood. To a theosophist what could be
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