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Theosophical Network and H. P. Blavatsky

Aug 05, 2010 04:47 AM
by M. Sufilight

Dear friends

My views are:

Theosophical Network has posted the following rules for their forum, blogs etc.:

"Rules of the Road

First and foremost, posts and comments should be respectful. In keeping with this, certain kinds of comments should be avoided. These include:

1. Comments of a discriminatory or prejudicial nature: Under no circumstances should there be discrimination on bases such as race, gender, age, class, religious or political affiliation, sexual orientation or other sweeping categorical bases not listed above. Common sense should be observed when in doubt; if your comments are openly prejudicial against any group, they should not be posted.

2. Personal attacks: This category can be much broader than it seems at first glance. Obviously, there should be no name-calling or overt put-downs in our discussion. However, this rule is not restricted solely to these more blatant forms of personal attack. Please be respectful of the viewpoints of others, even if you disagree with them. We cannot all agree, but we can agree to disagree."
"5. Harassment/abuse: Many activities that fall under this heading also fall under other headings, but harassment and abusive treatment in general will not be tolerated. This includes things already mentioned, such as name calling and personal attacks, but also includes things such as stalking (following a person's posting activity and posting abusive messages to them in many different places), personal threats/intimidation, extortion, etc.

This includes private messages. Harassment is not acceptable just because it is not public.

If you feel that you are being harassed or treated poorly by another member through private messages on the Community, please do not hesitate to contact an administrator. The Theosophical Network Admin Team can be reached by sending a message to"


A few question seem to araise, when reading the above.
Since the Theosophical Network is openly declaring it self to be based on - the theosophical teachings - and clearly want to give people the impression that their aims are in accordance with the aims of theosophy (ie. Wisdom of the Gods) - and "To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste, or color.", --- I wonder whether the following series of videos are in accordance with the Theosophical Network's above rules on "Comments of a discriminatory or prejudicial nature" or "Personal attacks" or "Harassment/abuse"?

Here are the series of videos in mention:
HPB Spiritual traveller part 1 from 6

I ask:
Can the above videos not be said to be a nasty attack on H. P. Blavatsky as well as the original Theosophical Society (1875-1891) - OR - against the view mentioned in the rules: "if your comments are openly prejudicial against any group, they should not be posted."?
1. Detrimental; injurious.
2. Causing or tending to preconceived judgment or convictions

I just ask.
I will let the readers decide for themselves.

M. Sufilight

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