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Re: Nucleus of Elitism

Aug 18, 1996 04:18 PM
by Alan

In message <960818182516_74024.3352_BHT152-1@CompuServe.COM>, Keith
Price <> writes
>This aspect of 1st Object has bothered me for some time, and it has also
>transferred itself to the TI objectives.  The better approach, IMHO,
>would have been to form *nuclei* rather than a single nucleus, in either
>version.  Thus there could be any number of (say) TI "nuclear" families
>all part of the larger whole, and all interconnected through TI (or TSA,
>or whatever).

Through TI, as far as possible - just in case some of the nuclear
families began studying the "wrong" things ...
>Then Lodges, branches, meetings, whatever they are called or however
>constructed, would be independent in truth, and not only in name ...

So how about TI members starting some branches, meetings, whatever?  So
long as the TI approach of consensus is used, with co-ordinators and
facilitators, then the "old" hierarchical structure could not gain a
toehold. Those attending need not necessarily be TI members, and members
of other theosophy groups and societies might wish to be invited.  Most
TI members are also members of the "mainstream" Theosophy setups in any

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