Re: Various and Sundry
Jun 22, 1996 06:23 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RIhle@aol.com
>"If you are not open to the study or consideration of Theosophical
>teachings, then why do you want to be part of the Society whose mission it is
>to teach and promote those ideas?"
>Did you catch the subtle machination in the second part of the sentence?
> While we are undoubtedly all open to study etc., where in THE THREE OBJECTS
>does it say anything about a "official mission" to teach and promote HPB's
>ideas? I can perhaps live with this as the sort of "quiet understanding" it
>has been for over a hundred years; however, the new fatuous and/or mendacious
>overtness regarding this subject is pretty amazing and depressing.
"Depressing" is an understatement - someone sent me a xerox if this
article (I am in UK). As a result of reading it I ask the general
If "... the Masters can and will use us in their work" then:
Who is using the Masters for *their* work, and by what authority do any
kind of Masters operate in the first place?
Seems to me that the answer(s) to such questions are kind of crucial ...
I am not at all sure that I want "many more vibrant outposts of the
Masters' consciousness" until I have more information about these
people. Anyone want to be a vibrant outpost of *my* consciousness?
I hope not!
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