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Re: Sexism

Oct 09, 1996 06:53 AM
by JRC

On Wed, 9 Oct 1996, Maurice de Montaine wrote:
>      By the bye, perhaps we should admonish the Masters of the Great
> White BROTHERHOOD also for daring to use such a gender specific name.
> The name, of course, was chosen by the Brotherhood itself at a
> specific period in the history of our planet and not by Blavatsky,
> the Theosophists, the Rosicrucians or any other. This illustrious
> Brotherhood contains within its ranks and offices those of both
> genders. It does not discriminate, nor does it do away with
> legitimate gender specific terms to appease ignorant humanity. And it
> still retains the name as well as valid gender specific language to
> this very day. There, at least, sanity reigns.
WOW! I wonder how you know that?

Please give the list a chance Kym ... not all the men on it speak down to
women as badly as that post does, and many agree either in part or wholly
with your sentiments regarding the use of language.

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