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.
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