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Re: TS Flowery Verbage

Jun 26, 1996 12:46 PM
by Jerry Schueler

>A>Here I do think we also have a problem with "style" I regard term like
>"Seven Jewels of Theosophy" as hopelessly flowery and baroque. I know for a
>fact, from my own teaching experience, that flowery language "turns off"
>today's young people.
Alexis, it turns me off too, and I am not so young.  As a matter of fact,
the sugary sweetness of typical TS verbage was the primary thing
that Crowley had against Theosophy.  It doesn't ring true, and
although probably well-intended, comes across as disingenuous.

Jerry S.
Member, TI

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