Re: Theos-World Re: TS - Secrecy Mentality?
May 08, 2008 04:54 PM
I have never heard of George Duguay. Can someone tell me something about
On 5/8/08, Erica Letzerich <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Poor George Duguay, he was always sending me updates to the Intrnational
> Directory of the T.S.. , I miss him, a person with great personality always
> there when needed, always willing to help...
> May he rest in peace.
> Anton Rozman <email@example.com <anton_rozman%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
> It seems that our discussion on the election process has opened few
> issues which are something new for the administration and that
> therefore it is quite natural that it is not prepared yet for these
> Regarding the e-mail addresses I remember that late Geo Duguay was
> saying that his Adyar Directory on CTA site is more up-to-date then
> that brought by The Theosophist. So, there can be a problem of
> maintaining updated information which is constantly changing.
> On the other hand, your message raised in my mind a question: which
> information should have to be available to the members. It would be
> quite interesting to hear what members of this group think about this
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>, MKR
> <mkr777@...> wrote:
> > TS administrators seem to have an unusual secrecy mentality when
> > with members. To cite two recent instances:
> > Couple of days ago I sent a e-mail to Mary Anderson, International
> > Secretary, requesting her to send me an updated list of e-mail
> addresses of
> > General Secretaries etc. I have information which is about 95%
> correct. I
> > wanted to have it 100% correct so that when I send e-mails on
> > matters, everyone gets it.
> > To this day, I have not heard from her. I do not know if the e-mail
> > addresses are considered private or official secrets or even occult
> > not to be revealed to ordinary members who do not hold any
> offices? I am
> > long-time dues paying member and I am sure I can be trusted not to
> > the list. I am simply baffled by the non-response.
> > Two days ago, I needed the e-mail address of one of the officers of
> TS in
> > America and I sent a e-mail request to National HQ. Instead of
> sending me
> > the e-mail address, I received a nice reply saying that my message
> has been
> > sent to the Officer. While I was waiting for the above reply, I
> Googled the
> > officer's name and located the e-mail address and the officer
> confirmed it.
> > Again, here I am, a dues paying member requesting the e-mail
> address of the
> > officer. Can I not be trusted with the e-mail address. I am again
> at a loss
> > to know what is going on.
> > People talk about Internet and its use etc. Looks like a lot more
> > is needed for the administrative folks in the USA as well as Adyar.
> > Mkr
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