Re: Evolution "B" - Creationism "F"
Jun 24, 1998 07:04 PM
by Dallas TenBroeck
you are quite right. I do carried away. I have worked on this
so many times for so many years it has become 2nd nature to me to
say it in that vein , and I need friends like you to remind me
that it is better to say it is a theory than to say it is a
fact.--even when I am intellectually quite sure that the fact is
a fact -- at least for me.
> Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998 4:27 PM
> From: "Dr A M Bain" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Evolution "B" - Creationism "F"
>W. Dallas TenBroeck <email@example.com> writes
>>Before supposing any more it might be a good idea to dip into
>>SECRET DOCTRINE. The question of "god" is discussed from pages
>>14 to 18 in the 1st volume, and elsewhere ( see the INDEX ) ;
>>also, on the subject of evolution, which evolution do you mean
>>physiological, emotional, mental spiritual ? Each one is
>>separate, yet interblended in man.
>I don't intend to be contentious, but do you have personal
>these different sorts of evolution, and can you explain it in
>words? I suspect your meaning is really something like
>the teaching given by HPB in the Secret Doctrine (which I [Dal]
>is true ...."). If I am right, it would be a fairer way of
getting your views
>and feelings across. As your post stands, it reads like the
doctrine of a
>sect or church, inviolate, certain and adbsolute truth, and
>immediately to mind Doss's post re the uneducated and ignorant,
>would *certainly* IMO, believe what you have said was dogma, and
>was beleived by all theosophists of all shades, just because
>describe themselves as theosophists.
>I do this, but I no more take the SD of the writings of HPB or
>writer as "gospel truth" - any more than I take the teachings of
>gospels as gospel *truth*.
>Sincerely and in fellowship,
>THEOSOPHY INTERNATIONAL: Working for a New Age:
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