Re: Theos-World Re: TS Elections -- Emperor(s) has no Cloths
Apr 29, 2008 03:36 AM
"It is only an ethical movement which
can rescue us from the slough of barbarism, and the ethical comes
into existence only in individuals"
When end justifies the means, that is beginning of a slippery slope. For an
organization which is supposed to have high moral and ethical standards,
when you see leaders trying to suppress truth, I hope it is not fatal.
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 3:23 AM, Anton Rozman <email@example.com>
> Just want to share this quotation:
> But civilization can only revive when there shall come into being in
> a number of individuals a new tone of mind independent of the one
> prevalent among the crowd and in opposition to it, a tone of mind
> which will gradually win influence over the collective one, and in
> the end determine its character. It is only an ethical movement which
> can rescue us from the slough of barbarism, and the ethical comes
> into existence only in individuals ... That is the condition in which
> we are now, and that is why it is the duty of individuals to rise to
> a higher conception of their capabilities and undertake again the
> function which only the individual can perform, that of producing new
> spiritual ideas. If this does not come about in a multitude of cases
> nothing can save us. - Albert Schweitzer.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>, MKR
> <mkr777@...> wrote:
> > In another theosophical forum, a theosophist commented:
> > "As usual, the problem is caused by those who, in their over-
> zealousness get
> > things mixed up, because now several members with no official
> > responsibilities feel they have the right to write their opinions,
> > private letters, etc. Of course they have, but that shows me that
> we are,
> > generally speaking, not mature enough, and that the laws of the
> world still
> > rule on us."
> > The key issue in the election is Radha Burnier's health.
> > The situation we have is many in leadership position have provided
> > inaccurate/misleading information regarding the mental and physical
> > of Radha Burnier and tried to influence the members, and have not
> > the members the details of the two certificates from doctors who
> > declared her mentally and physically fit.
> > This is doing injustice by those who are supposed to exemplify how
> > theosophists value truth and justice. Like the child who talked
> about the
> > king having no cloths, it does not require any high degrees or
> years of
> > learning or years of daily meditation or other tantrik practices or
> > etc or other credentials to see this and talk about. Also some of
> > members have been around theosophy longer than many in the
> > positions.
> > mkr
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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