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What does Bill Meredith think about Olcott's Experiences with the Masters?

Mar 24, 2002 07:09 AM
by danielhcaldwell

Dear Bill Meredith,

Below are four encounters Olcott had with the Masters:

There are at least five possible explanations of his
encounters with the Masters:

1. Olcott perhaps was simply lying and this whole
experience never actually happened.
2. Olcott was perhaps duped by a confederate hired by
Blavatsky to personate a Master.
3. Olcott was perhaps hypnotized by Blavatsky to see
this "imaginary" adept.
4. Olcott was perhaps under the influence of drugs & 
hallucinated the whole experience.
5. Olcott perhaps met a real physical man who was an

Steve Stubbs has already given his view about
Olcott's encounters. He believes Hypothesis 5 is the
best explanation. See his post at:

Brigitte Muehlegger has avoided giving her honest 
and forthright opinion on these four encounters. 

Can we assume that Muehlegger agrees with Steve
Stubbs' explanation concerning Olcott's encounters
with the Masters?

Bill, since you gave several comments on the Ooton
Liatto case, I'm wondering what your view is on the
above four cases? What hypothesis do you believe
best explains Olcott's encounters? Do you agree or
disagree with Stubbs' explanation?

Daniel H. Caldwell
"...Contrast alone can enable us to appreciate things
at their right value; and unless a judge compares
notes and hears both sides he can hardly come to a
correct decision."
H.P. Blavatsky. The Theosophist, July, 1881, p. 218. 

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