Re: Thanks Eldon for your reply. MKR, please reply
Aug 14, 2010 09:14 PM
Recently you wrote, "It was the wisdom of the
Founders that TS was setup as a uniquely democratic
organization?. Transparency is a built-in protection to
keep democratic organizations strong and on track."
And, "Typically, anytime any organization or its leaders
get involved in decisions about public access to
information and views and discussions about it, there
is a natural predisposition to limit access because it
serves the purposes of the leadership and (their imagined)
welfare of the organization."
And, "It may be recalled that years ago TSA tried to setup
a fully moderated maillist and it fell on its face due to lack
of participation. Those in charge at that time did not learn
the lesson and remove the moderation and make it flourish;
but it died a natural demise. It is possible that fear of
openness and its consequences may be behind the decision."
And, "In any open organization, discussion about it and its
present and potentially future leadership in public will protect
against unwise and self serving decisions being made due to
lack of information and facts.
Also recently, Eldon apprised us of his criteria for
MKR, despite repeated requests from numerous long standing
members of this forum who wish to understand your criteria
you have thus far refused to respond.
I understand you have barred Preethi Muthiah and Frank
Reitemeyer from contributing to this forum. M/s Muthiah
brought what she thought to be valuable information about
the "present and potentially future leadership" of the Adyar
In order that we may avoid the possibility of this forum
dying by "natural demise" would you please disclose your
>From this transparency, we may all be free from fear of what
we may write so that, as you write, we may remain
"strong and on track."
--- In email@example.com, "Daniel" <danielhcaldwell@...> wrote:
> Thanks Eldon for your reply but I see that there are still outstanding
> questions as voiced by a good number of the Theos-Talk subscribers.
> Plus MKR still seems hesitant to just come out and state what is what.
> This I think is the most troubling aspect and you can see this concern
> voiced and echoed by participants on Theos-Talk.
> I realize that it is hard to be a moderator but in the case of MKR
> since he has tirelessly advocated openness and frankness from officials
> in various TSs then it in turn is expected of him. And you can see
> that expectation in the many comments that have been posted by various
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