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Re: Steve's hypothesis about Blavatsky, Olcott and the "sense dis...

Dec 12, 2001 10:55 PM
by bri_mue


Yes.

--- In theos-talk@y..., Steve Stubbs <stevestubbs@y...> wrote:
> Hi, Bill:
> 
> Yes, I agree. In her (hostile) bio, Marion Meade
> incensed the Faithful by saying (this is from memory):
> "despite two husbands, an indeterminate number of
> lovers, and a child, she solemnly proclaimed herself a
> virgin." At least she did not float away into the sky
> the way Pio Nono informed his flock the Virgin Mary
> did.
> 
> Absurd as that sounds, it was not untypical of
> Victorian times. If I remember correctly, Queen
> Victoria, with sleazy grandkids all over the place
> (Kaiser Bill was her grandson) claimed to be a virgin
> as well.
> 
> Anybody else want to claim to be a virgin?
> 
> --- Bill Meredith <bilmer@s...> wrote:
> > Hi Chuck. I've also noticed an almost embarrassing
> > effort to minimize
> > Blavatsky's sexual activity -- especially with her
> > first husband. What's
> > the story there? She married and then left when? 
> > Weeks or months later,
> > but still with her virginity intact? Whatever
> > difference would it make
> > either way? Why struggle to give the impression
> > that she was sexually
> > innocent?
> > Bill
> > 
> > ----------
> > > From: Drpsionic@a...
> > > To: theos-talk@y...
> > > Subject: Re: Theos-World Steve's hypothesis about
> > Blavatsky, Olcott and
> > the "sense dis...
> > > Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 6:00 PM
> > > 
> > > In a message dated 01-12-12 17:15:47 EST, you
> > write:
> > > 
> > > << As for whether Blavatsky had an occasional
> > drink or
> > > not, I cannot help wondering: So what? >>
> > > 
> > > Yeah. That strikes me as the sort of thing that
> > might have bothered some
> > 
> > > stuffy old Victorian but certainly would not
> > matter to civilized people.
> > > 
> > > Chuck the Heretic
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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> > > 
> > 
> > 
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> 
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