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Using ALL CAPS

Nov 08, 2002 03:26 PM
by Daniel H. Caldwell


Dear Brian/Brigitte,

If you want many people to continue reading your messages, I would 
suggest that you do NOT use all caps. Using all caps makes it 
difficult for most people to read the text.

What would Paul Johnson say if he knew what you were doing! :)

Daniel



--- In theos-talk@y..., "brianmuehlbach" <brianmuehlbach@y...> wrote:
> THE HARE BROTHERS BOOK IS A FIRST ATTEMPT AND EVEN THERE 
> THEOSOPHISTS DID NO REBUT ALL THE POINTS, JUST SOME)MORE 
> PORTANT FOR TODAY IS, AND THE QUESTION FOR CALDWELL TO 
> SHOW PROOF IF HE IS INDEED EXPERT IN THE FIELD. TO BESIDES THE 
> HARES QUIRKIES ABOUT FRANCE LANGUAGE EXPRESSIONS AND 
> AMERICAN SLANG IN THE LETTERS THAT STEVE MENTIONS AS 
> BLAVATSKY'S "TUMBNAIL THAT IS ALL OVEER THE PLACE" THE FACT 
> REMAINS ALSO
> THAT THERE IS NOTHING IN THOSE LETTERS, WHICH COULD NOT 
> HAVE BEEN PENNED BY HPB AND HER EDUCATED COHORTS. NOTHING.  
> THE 'WISDOM' IN THEM IS NOT EVIDENCE OF A SUPERIOR KNOWLEDGE 
> AND VISION, POSSESSED AND SEEN BY ANCIENT BEINGS OR AGELESS 
> BEINGS OUTSIDE OF TIME. IT IS THE INFORMATION / KNOWLEDGE 
> BASE OF PERSONS WITH A DISTINCT TIME-LIMITED FRAME OF 
> REFERENCE. PROJECTING THEIR VICTORIAN ERA ESOTERIC WORLD-
> VIEW BACK ONTO THE HISTORY OF THOUGHT, THE AUTHORS APPEAR 
> TO BE WOEFULLY DEFICIENT IN UNDERSTANDING THEIR 'OWN' SO-
> CALLED INDIAN OR TIBETAN, WTEVER, SACRED TRADITIONS. THE 
> SPECULATIONS OF THE SO-CALLED MASTERS, ABOUT ANCIENT 
> EGYPTIAN AND INDIAN THOUGHT, WERE QUITE LIMITED TO THE 
> INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO HPB AND FRIENDS. THEIR OWN 
> ESOTERIC STUDIES IN ROSICRUCIANISM, MASONRY AND SPIRITISM 
> ETC. AND WIDE READING IN RELIGION, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND THE 
> SCIENCE OF THEIR DAY, WAS ENOUGH TO FORM THE KNOWLEDGE-
> BASE EVIDENT IN ALL OF THE MAHATMA LETTERS AND HPB'S BOOKS.   
> BEYOND THIS INFORMATION, THERE IS NOTHING, NOTHING THERE. 
>  
> THEY WERE IN A SENSE MASTERS OF WHATEVER IT WAS THAT HBP 
> AND FRIENDS HAD MASTERED.....THE WESTERN ESOTERIC 'WISDOM' 
> OF THEIR TIME. HOWEVER THEY WERE RANK NEOPHYTES WHEN IT 
> CAME TO MANY THINGS THAT THE MAHATMAS' CLAIMED MASTERY 
> OF. THUS THE 'MASTERS' SHOULD BE TESTED ON THESE THINGS.  
> THEY MADE THE CLAIM OF MASTERY, LET THEM EXPLAIN THEMSELVES 
> DANIEL CALWELL BY PROVIDING TEXTUAL EXAMPLES TO SHOW THIS.
> 
> 
> THEY WERE IN A SENSE MASTERS OF WHATEVER IT WAS THAT HBP 
> AND FRIENDS HAD MASTERED.....THE WESTERN ESOTERIC 'WISDOM' 
> OF THEIR TIME. HOWEVER THEY WERE RANK NEOPHYTES WHEN IT 
> CAME TO MANY THINGS THAT THE MAHATMAS' CLAIMED MASTERY 
> OF. THUS THE 'MASTERS' SHOULD BE TESTED ON THESE THINGS.  
> THEY MADE THE CLAIM OF MASTERY.
> 
> AFTER I MADE THE HARE BROTHER REMARK STEVE MENTIONED THAT 
> BLAVATSKY'S "TUMBNAIL" STEVE WROTE IS ALL OVE R THE PLACE.  
> THE NEXT STEP HOWEVER NOW REALLY SHOULD BE AS STEVE NEXT 
> ALSO WROTE :""There is still one challlenge - more 
> difficult than collecting preicpitaion stories - which has not been 
dealt 
> with: how to argue from an unbiased perspective that the mahatma 
> letters did contain the actual thoughts of the mahatmas and not 
those of 
> the amanuensis chelas who produced them?"
> 
> DOUBTFULL DANIEL C. CALDWELL IS CAPABLE EVER REPONDING TO 
> THIS CHALLENGE. (I AM PLACING THE ABOVE ON MY WEB SITE)
>  
http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~muehle=
> b9
> 
> --- In theos-talk@y..., "Daniel H. Caldwell" <comments@b...>
wrote:



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