Re: Theos-World RE: New to List
May 12, 2001 07:01 PM
Thanks for your thoughtful response. I will be responding in detail soon.
In the meanwhile I am posting as a separate msg, Jiddu Krishnamurti's
"Truth is a Pathless Land" which might interest you and others on this list.
At 08:43 PM 5/12/01 +0200, alwilli wrote:
Friday, May 11, 2001, you wrote replying to Dallas:
> So the question that comes to my mind is - "are organizations necessary"?
> In 1875 when TS was launched, the only way to spread theosophy effectively
> was to setup up branches where people could meet and discuss and
> communicate. Today with Internet and other modes of communication, is a
> model needed for 2001 and the old model of 1875 with formal organization
> has served its purpose and need to be discarded? (Is Jiddu Krishnamurti
> right when he made his c statement?)
It is absolutely necessary, in my view, that like-minded folk not only
talk, via internet or any other way, but gather in groups. Because
part of the essence of our purpose is very much concerned with the
interrelatedness of everything. Like a picture is worth a thousand
words, a meeting is worth a thousand conversations at long range.
Though I have not had the opportunity or privilege yet to read Jiddu
Krishnamurti, I can't but help feel that "Truth is a Pathless Land"
possibly refers to something other than a comment on modes of
communication. Perhaps it refers to modes of approaching the one
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