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Re: Theosophist versus TS member

Aug 15, 1996 00:18 AM
by Maxim Osinovsky

On Thu, 15 Aug 1996 wrote:

> We have discussed the cancellation of charters in various countries such as
> Canada, Denmark, Yugoslavia etc. It appears that one common factor in all
> these sections is the money and property held by the TS. If there is no
> money, I think no one will care what a group studies or believes or follows.
> This also brings up another issue. That of bequeathing property to TS.
> Anyone planning to bequeath or donate, should carefully think and decide how
> one can protect the funds being used for the specific objective of the
> donor/bequeather.


This is a good point. It would help maintain flexibility. All people are
different--some love theosophical orthodoxy (which is not necessarily a
dirty word, it may mean concern about preserving a good tradition) and
would not be willing to support new-age-like activities, some others like
innovative (which may mean "weird") ideas and may not be willing to see
their funds going to reinforcing theosophical fundamentalism. See how GOP
is trying to strike the balance at their convention at San Diego... So
it's not a conspiracy or someone's evil will: it's the bell curve that has
the left wing, the right wing, and the body in the middle... A real-life

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