Re: Brotherhood & other terms
Nov 01, 1996 10:22 AM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <Pine.BSD/.3.91.961031142346.21178Aemail@example.com>,
"m.k. ramadoss" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes
>> > 2. Brotherhood.
>> > BTW, if someone don't likes "brotherhood", i suppose to replace it
>> >by "cousinehood" - it might affect both men & women :)
>> > But i personally support the original term "brotherhood". Annie
>> >Besant, who herself fighted for equal rights for women, never tried
>> >to replace it by some other term.
> Knowing the personalities of HPB and Besant, I totally agree with
>you. If there was even a hint of male superiority, they would not have
>put up with.
Absolutely. However, since then there has been more than a hint of male
superiority, and some of the worst of it has been seen on theos-l. In
TI we *don't* put up with it.
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