Re: Observation of a TS Member
Jun 23, 2009 02:13 AM
This is not good, this is very good...! Any theosophical vehicle must be an open channel, no states in the state, no exclusivity, no secrecy, no 'cream of the crop' theosophists! Thanks for sharing Mr. Ramadoss.
Haven't had an answer to my question, if one of you might have heard something about an very recent and secret attempt by the International President to consolidate her authority. I wrote earlier, that there are rumours all over the place, so caution is necessary. No wild speculation please, but if one of you knows more about this, tell us!
--- In email@example.com, MKR <mkr777@...> wrote:
> Here is a very insightful observation of a TS member about the TS, which
> should be an eye opener and is worth reading.
> Secrecy is only one of the issues that is a problem within the Society.There
> should be nothing Secret about Theosophy or the Society.In days past it was
> believed that people should be left to find their way to the Society and its
> teachings as then when they arrived they would be ready for the information
> there.Now it appears to be treated like an exclusive club and new people are
> shown very clearly that they are not part of this Secret Society .There is
> or should be no Secret .......Secrecy shows only egoism....worldly egoism ,
> nothing of the spirit of a Society that was set up to spread
> knowledge,love,and where is the compassion and understanding......Oh please
> any young person coming to the website ,chat site in the past few
> months...and that is where young people will head, not to the Theosophy main
> site...they are interested in interaction ...will have taken one look and
> moved on .You yourself said where is the action on site......Its not there
> due to the very worldly bullying that has been taking place unchecked. ....
> However it is not and never has been necessary to be part of the Society to
> learn the wisdom that can be found there.It is only one way.And now you can
> gain all the information the current Society is willing to give through
> reading what is on the web.What the Society needs to do now is learn how to
> offer the experience of how to use the knowledge there.Brotherhood can only
> come when there is respect,love,compassion,understanding and a spiritual
> need to stand beside and support each other,Theosophist or not .Can you have
> a brotherhood within this Society,only among those of same thinking ,need
> and intention.At present to many, the Society ... is just a social place,an
> exclusive club and unless you attend all the
> conventions,meetings,lectures,clubs etc you cannot be part of the secret
> society,the club, the in crowd.....This was never the intention of what the
> Society was to be .
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