Re: Two general questions
Jun 05, 1996 07:07 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <m0uROFh-000RlxC@mis01.micron.net>, email@example.com
>Dear friends in Theosophy,
>When you reveal to others that you have chosen the path of Theosophy, what
>do you find to be the general (if there is one in your case) reaction to be?
>Also, how would you, when asked to define it, explain it in an 'compact,
>cocktail-party' kind of way? Is it even possible to do so?
No. I find it necessary to suggest to people that they get some books
and read up on it, as it is not a "five minute explanation" subject.
> (I tried
>quoting the Three Declared Objects and the Theosopical World View - they
>tend, for me, to bring blank looks upon the listeners - perhaps too wordy
>for the situation)
>Note: One individual who discovered I followed Theosophy has made it a
>mission to rescue me from this "demon-worshipping cult." Seems Theosophy is
>not appreciated in some very recent Christian literature. I was surprised
>about the number of books (given to me by this individual) addressing
>Theosophy with loathing.
This is very common. Most Christian fundamentalist sects take similar
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