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Re: Spiritual discrimination

Oct 09, 1996 09:52 AM
by Maxim Osinovsky

I agree that it's a good point to stop before we begin throwing insults
at each other.

Thanks for your sensitivity to this issue.


On Wed, 9 Oct 1996 wrote:

> Max,
> As you can imagine, purity of any kind and I don't usually get in the same
> building together.  I suppose I'm one of those who believe in going after
> knowledge and damning the cost along with the torpedoes.  But I also know
> lots of thelemites and find them to radiate more love and light than an equal
> number my theosophical brethren.  They are infinitely less judgemental and if
> one needs help are more likely to give the help than lectures about karma.
> The unfortunate fact is that the more I examine much of what is called the
> ageless wisdom, I find it to be neither ageless nor particularly wise.  It is
> the old problem of what is true and digging for that leads us to many
> different tunnels and we gain nothing by damning those tunnels that, for
> whatever reason, don't particularly appeal to us.  For example, I rather like
> Crowley and I absolutely despise Christianity.  But in my calmer moments
> (they occur about twice a year) I will admit that the christian probably has
> some element of truth in his belief, though for the life of me I can't see
> where it could be.
> Therefore, before this thing turns into another of our list screaming
> matches, let us agree to disagree on Crowley because clearly neither side is
> going to convince the other.
> Chuck the Heretic

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