Oct 18, 1996 03:23 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <3266E675.72BF@sprynet.com>, Bart Lidofsky
>Going to Theosophy, certainly replacing "Man" with "Humanity" will go a
HPB actually *did* this in her writings, but in her day it was most
easily done with footnotes, which she employed in a number of places, by
explaining that she was using the term "man" in the sense of the Greek
_anthropos_ - which means humanity.
> And if anybody can come up with a non-awkward, non-gender
>specific way of saying "the Brotherhood of Humanity", I will support
>that person 100% in getting the English version of the Objects changed.
The TI Statement has a go at this, but maybe not quite specifically
enough for you?
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