Re: Some news and personal oppnions about the Presidential election of TS 2008
Apr 27, 2008 09:57 AM
by Anton Rozman
>While agree with your interpretation of the rules, in practice, it
is the President who really head the TS.<
>So the whole Society is functioning against its rules. But president
is always also a chairman of the GC, so that's why president lead the
Yes, pretty much so. But we should not lose that ideal from our view
and should strive to come closer to it in the future. And because of
the actual situation and absence of the official policy of the TS (at
least a transparent and public one) I welcome John Algeo's
presentation of his plan of activities.
>And Anton, if president have seven year sick leave on her/his duty,
what we do with such an president as an administrator?<
As said, one who is not 100% at her/his best abilities should abstain
to run for that office.
--- In email@example.com, Jokela Petri <jokelap@...> wrote:
> Well, I belive that real meetings face to face are more important.
> It is easy to hide behind the internet world. But sure many other
> also does have chatting hours or lectures in the net and that can
> some intrest to come over into real alive and vivid meetings.
> As a way of communication internet is very good and fast.
> I pretty much agree with MKR. So the whole Society is
> functioning againts its rules. But president is always also a
> chairman of the GC, so thats why president lead the Society.
> And Anton, if president have seven year sick leave on her/his duty,
> what we do with such an president as an administrator?
> MKR kirjoitti:
> > While agree with your interpretation of the rules, in practice,
it is the
> > President who really head the TS. That is what you will also see
> > sections. The members go along and usually due to various
> > reasons rarely differ with the head. So we have to wait and see
what is in
> > store for the TS.
> > One area where I have been repeatedly shouting is that the TS is
> > Internet effectively. A passive website is ok. It is one way
> > with the world which includes members. Two-way communication is
> > With all the talk about Internet, technology, foresight, vision
> > all, for
> > the last several years, even in the American Section, the
progress is very
> > very minimal. One wonders why? Perhaps it is the fear of
> > control flow and velocity of flow of info both ways. One cannot
> > advantage of time lag that paper mail allows.
> > mkr
> > On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Anton Rozman <anton_rozman@...
> > <mailto:anton_rozman%40yahoo.com>>
> > wrote:
> > > In the Rules and Regulations of the TS we can read: "The General
> > > Council shall be the Governing Body of The Theosophical
> > > it is the General Council which shall determine the policy of
> > > Society and not the President. The President is the "First
> > > Administrator," the manager, who executes the policy determined
> > > GC. And, as the GC shall be a body of representatives of all the
> > > members of the Society, there are all the members of the
> > > shall determine the policy of the Society and, on the other
> > > reason why the President is directly elected by all the members
> > > Society. This is the idea, the democratic ideal in the Rules and
> > > Regulations of the TS. And in this respect the issue of the
> > > the President should be at all out of the question.
> > >
> > > Anton
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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