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Re: Theos-World RE: Abortion and Theosophy

Oct 20, 2000 02:02 AM
by Kathleen Arc

"It says a lot more than that. I don't have it handy, but I do have the
notes I took on it. First of all, up front, Blavatsky points out that,
at the time, abortion WAS illegal; in fact, even supporting it in
writing was a crime (distributing literature about LEGAL birth control
was illegal, for that matter). She did, however state that sometimes the
karma entailed by having the abortion is less than the karma entailed by

Bart Lidofsky"

Hi Bart -- I agree. I had a teacher once who spoke of abortion as "souls
agreeing to come in for a short term to hasten their own evolution".  
There but for the grace of God....etc. was always my grateful prayer in my
reproductive days. Love, Kat

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