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Re: Theosophy International

Nov 16, 1995 06:21 AM
by K. Paul Johnson

According to Dr. A.M.Bain:
> To so far Liesel Eldon & Rich:
> I envisage THEOSOPHY INTERNATIONAL comprising those who
> subscribe to the the three objects of the TS but in a
> more up to date form based on suggestions by John Mead
> J.Crocker and others and expressed thus:>
> 1. To form a nucleus within the universal human family without
> discrimination with regard to sex including sexual
> orientation creed class or color.

Species? I guess it's OK to limit membership to humans but
wonder about the juxtaposition of "universal" and "human" which
seems oxymoronic. Any way to loosen the phraseology up to
indicate respect for *all* life?
> 2. To encourage and engage in the study of comparative religion
> theosophy philosophy and the scientific method according to
> individual ability and inclination.
> 3. To investigate unexplained laws of nature and unrealized
> human potential and abilities.
> [Above subject to negotiation and consensus :-]
> As I think Eldon mentioned this will be along the lines of ~The
> Theosophical Network~ whereby it is sufficient to declare one's
> sympathy and/or allegiance to the three objects and to be
> registered as having done so. No belief system to be required
> *nor assumed to be held* by any member. Ideally members would
> endeavour to express their ideas in gender-inclusive language
> where this is possible and practical.
> There will be no fees no subscriptions although voluntary
> donations and/or contributions *could* be made to specific
> projects or even individuals for particular and specified
> purposes.
What sorts of projects do you envision for starters?

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