Re: Dr. Bain on Dallas T.'s quoting and citing The SD, etc.
Jun 26, 1998 03:31 PM
by Dr A M Bain
W. Dallas TenBroeck <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes
>A forum such as this "Theos-talk" enables us to compare our
>thinking with others, constructively. We seek to refine, to
>sharpen to improve -- how else can we do it but by questions,
>opinions, answers, and assistance ? Is not the basis for Theos -
>sophia that wisdom-freedom which can only be expressed by
This is the real value of all the various "theos" lists.
>It is interesting to me, a rather devoted Blavatsky/Judge
>student, to encounter many "post-Balvatskian ideas and thoughts.
>It is not that I am unfamiliar with them, as the whole range of
>the theosophical movement is open through the magazines and books
>that have been published.
>What can be overwhelming is the quantity.
... and the often low standard of the writing!
> Then, how does one
>develop selectivity ? Now that is individual entirely. And we
>have to determine for ourselves what is sequential and
>logical, -- coherent as a whole philosophy, and not just isolated
>snippets of information.
Add to sequential and logical, "common sense" :0)
>I hope these few ideas may be of some help.
Best as ever,
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