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Re: Theos-World TS Adyar President Election

Apr 15, 2008 10:45 AM
by MKR

I vaguely recollect reading some msgs some years ago about the proposal to
move the Intl HQ from Adyar to the West, probably to USA. Anyone recollects


On 4/15/08, kpauljohnson <> wrote:
>   Self-contradictory justification for voting for Radha:
> >
> > I think we need younger people to be in charge of the Society's
> work and that they have to stay in Adyar. Dr. Algeo who is around 78,
> does not like the climate here, nor can he leave the United States
> for more than a short time, in view of his wife's condition.
> How can an 84-year-old urge people to vote against a 78-year-old on
> the basis that he is too old? The need for younger people would seem
> to suggest the current president not run for reelection.
> I believe that if elected he intends
> > to work largely from America through e-mail and video conversations.
> >
> That is not good enough, and is in fact electoral sleaze. Either you
> KNOW what he intends or you find out. This "I believe that if
> elected" demeans the very office over which you are fighting-- as
> does the "Radha's losing it" sleaze from the Algeo camp.
> > It is necessary to have the right candidates for the officers of the
> > Theosophical Society. I believe that Mrs Linda Oliveira and her
> husband, and some members from Britain , etc., will be coming to
> Adyar shortly, to stay and work here.
> >
> But if John Algeo is elected, they won't? Surely under either
> scenario, the TS will continue to be governed by a gerontacracy and
> younger people will be needed to actually do the work.

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