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Re: high-brow chats

Oct 24, 1995 01:20 AM
by Ann E. Bermingham

>One class we began in
>1980 in Los Angeles just finished reading the SD from cover to
>cover and have started over. So it took them fifteen years to
>get through the book, meeting on a twice a month schedule for
>most of it.

I'm very interested as to what the students got out of their 15-year study. In
what ways did they feel they had grown?

>For us students of theosophy, we are getting an education that is
>broader than anything that is offered in the universities today.
>But our education does not prepare us for it, so the study of
>HPB's writings are more difficult now then they were 100 years

Nowadays, we're too busy learning how to drive cars, work ATMs and computers.
Not mention the lure of the American dribble box, the television.

 My husband always talks about the way people in his youth (50's) used to claim
that technology was going to free up our time. Seems we're busier than ever
trying to keep up with it.

- ann

PS Really enjoyed your post, JHE.

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