Re: A New Web Site: Blavatsky's Alleged "Untruths"
Jun 02, 1998 08:01 PM
by Phillips Spencer
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phillips Spencer
> Sent: Thursday, May 28, 1998 10:14 AM
> Subject: Re: A New Web Site: Blavatsky's Alleged
> "The foolish man reviles the teachings of the holy ones, the noble and
> the virtuous; he follows flase doctrines which bear fruit to his own
> destruction, even like the fruit of the Katthaka reed."
> The Dhammapada
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Daniel H Caldwell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 1998 3:47 PM
> > Subject: A New Web Site: Blavatsky's Alleged
> > "Untruths"
> > ANNOUNCING A NEW WEB SITE AT
> > http://www.azstarnet.com/~blafoun/untruths.htm
> > BLAVATSKY'S ALLEGED "UNTRUTHS"
> > There is no religion, belief or opinion higher than the truth.
> > A number of Theosophical students as well as other individuals have
> > claimed that H.P. Blavatsky made various statements
> > which could be called "untruths". K. Paul Johnson in his various
> > books
> > deals with some of these "untruths." Other individuals have
> > also brought forth examples of what they consider "untruths" on the
> > part
> > of Madame Blavatsky. Dallas TenBroeck, a longtime student
> > of Madame Blavatsky's life and works, has objected to these claims of
> > "untruths." I quote a statement below from Mr. TenBroeck on
> > this subject. This web page has been created with the specific aim of
> > dealing in a fair and open way with the alleged "untruths" and
> > their rebuttals or confirmations (if there are any). We encourage
> > people interested in this subject to submit to this Web Site
> > examples/confirmations/rebuttals of these alleged "untruths." Please
> > send relevant items to email@example.com Please sign your
> > full name. All items including names of writers will be posted
> > whether
> > positive, negative or neutral. Also please post items to
> > firstname.lastname@example.org [If you are not a subscriber to Theos-Talk,
> > send a message consisting of "subscribe" to
> > email@example.com]
> > No controversy surrounding H.P. Blavatsky is considered "off limits"
> > to
> > this list. However, all contributors should document
> > their assertions and be willing to share in some detail their
> > reasoning
> > and understanding for the various statements made. Serious and
> > indepth discussion is desired; heated argument and name calling are
> > discouraged. Please share what you know about these
> > controversies with others. All participants are encouraged to make
> > regular contributions to this forum.
> > Table of Contents (to date)
> > A Fair Kind of Questioning by Dallas TenBroeck
> > Alleged "Untruth" #1
> > Responses to Alleged "Untruth" #1
> > Alleged "Untruth" # 2
> > Responses to Alleged "Untruth" #2
> > Alleged "Untruth" #3
> > Responses to Alleged "Untruth" #3
> > NOTE: To Dallas T., Jerry S. and Paul Johnson
> > I have taken some of what each of you have written on Theos-Talk and
> > put
> > on the web site. Jerry S., I have collated some of your various
> > comments on the Trikaya and entered it as one contribution. Feel
> > free,
> > Jerry, to rewrite and add to this "contribution". I hope I haven't
> > distorted any of your views.
> > If any of you want this material deleted from the new Web site, please
> > email me and it will be immediately done.
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