Re: Theos-World Next GC Meeting in Dec 2009
Nov 25, 2009 09:37 PM
Good idea. Then they will start hiding even the meeting date, time and
In due course, when the meeting is tumultous with disunity and possible
discord, soon you will learn about the discord and cleavage. All we need
some patience and frequent check on the inbox of our emails. What a pity
that TS has come to this!!!
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:18 AM, <Drpsionic@aol.com> wrote:
> Time to get those remote viewers viewing!
> Chuck the Heretic
> In a message dated 11/24/2009 11:47:00 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org <mkr777%40gmail.com> writes:
> Next GC Meeting in Dec 2009
> In four weeks from now, the General Council will meet to discuss
> various issues before it. To this day all the members of General
> Council have kept their silence. Silence does not mean nothing is
> going on. It is understandable since it has been the tradition
> developed after Olcottâs time. Shrouding the matters of General
> Council in great secrecy especially the issues and the voting details
> thereof may have worked very well when the GC members commanded
> outstanding trust of the general membership. It is no longer the case.
> What broke the camelâs back was the ultra secret attempt to
> disenfranchise members world wide and seize the power to appoint the
> President, thus in turn make the President a puppet in the hands of
> GC members. Two aspects of this are note worthy and was seen every
> member; they are (1) the ultra secrecy with which the attempt was made
> (even long time dedicated members/workers at National and
> International Headquarters were blindsided and had to learn of it from
> Internet) and (2) the Quartet behind it and its timing, soon after the
> election. Many members no longer have the high level of trust in their
> leaders that they had before the elections as a result of the above
> and the tactics used in the attempt to defeat the sitting President.
> TS was setup as a democratic organization and not as a secret
> organization. The setup was not done on a whim. It is a voluntary
> group of men and women who were attracted and motivated by single
> keynote - Universal Brotherhood. To spur such volunteers to unified
> action to further the keynote, what is needed are a group of leaders
> who command extremely high level of trust from the volunteers.
> The actions and activities of last year and lack of unity displayed by
> the cleavage shown by the voting pattern in the last GC meeting, does
> not enhance the trust factor. Nor have w_e seen any specific steps or
> actions from the GC members to bring about unity and rebuild trust.
> What we have seen is simple silence. Is the silence, a calm before the
> next storm? We do not have any clue at all. Looking from recent past
> experience, one has to keep fingers crossed.
> In my humble opinion, the above cannot help furthering the objects of
> TS. Nor any amount of talk or discussion or lecturing about the
> theosophical classics cannot help, because the members see a
> disconnect between the events of the last year and the talk. What is
> needed is transparent walk the walk.
> Let us hope that we see a clear demonstration of the unity and
> cooperation and real spirit of Brotherhood in the next GC meeting. If
> cleavage continues, it would speak for itself.
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