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re: TSA?

Jun 07, 1996 11:41 PM
by alexis dolgorukii

At 05:57 PM 6/7/96 -0400, you wrote:

>There is a third choice, and one Adyar takes for the US--where
>nobody changes.  The American and French Sections have the same
>conflict with their Federal laws as did the Canadian Section, and
>Adyar knows all about it.  But they do nothing about it.  So why
>are the French and American Sections treated differently from the
>Canadian Section?  The French and American Sections are obedient
>and loyal.  The Canadian Section was independent and asked
>questions.  In other words, Federal conflicts with Adyar rules
>are enforced according to criteria that has nothing to do with
>Federal laws.  Invoking laws is just a ruse so that they don't
>have to get into an argument with the Sections over the real
>reasons.  The first time I became aware of this is when the issue
>of apartheid came up in the South African Section.  This Federal
>policy was in obvious violation to the first object of the TS.
>Some suggested that the TS in South Africa should be disbanded
>rather than making a hypocrisy of Theosophy and of the first
>object by continuing to cooperate with this Federal law.  In this
>case, Adyar decided to respect So. African law and look the other

The least that can be said about this action vis a vis South Africa is that
it demonstrates an almost perfect lack of integrity of any kind.
Almost the entire world ostracized South Africa and the T.S. (Adyar)
didn' interesting! Add that to other information I'm developing and a
very ugly picture imerges.

>There is another reason why Adyar would be very reluctant to
>expel the American Section.  With our 4,000+ members we are the
>Second largest section in the world (India is 1st with about
>10,000 members and New Zealand third with about 1800.)  The
>American Section has lots of very generous and wealthy members
>who donate generously towards the upkeep and maintenance of
>Adyar.  Expelling the American Section would be like killing the
>goose in the hope of getting all of the eggs at once.
>   |Jerry Hejka-Ekins,                      |
>      |Member TI, TSA, TSP, ULT                |
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