Re: A perpetual one, it seems
Nov 29, 1996 07:42 PM
Brotherhood did not "start off" as a inclusive term, a cursory look at
history will prove such.
Richard Ihle writes-->
~Cursory~ means "performed with haste and scant attention to detail."
Wow, are the "powers" within the TS that [enough to possibly be interested in
changing THE THREE OBJECTS] sinister?
Read for yourself about "the inner side of those declared Objects," ( The
Three "AIMS") as presented by John Algeo in THE MESSENGER [Feb. 1996].
>My interest in this is theosophical. The point I was bringing up for
>discussion is that perhaps ~even if~ there are such differences, a shift
>utilizing predominently desire-mental (kama-manas) consciousness and toward
>more mental (manas) consciousness would make any putative gender
>largely irrelevant, anyway.
Implying that women (as you did in an earlier post) are predominently
(kama-manas)and men are predominately mental (manas) is the same as saying
women are emotional/thinkers and men are rational/thinkers.
"I guess we just see what we want to see and practice what we want to
practice, and interpret the literature in the way that suits us most."
Some "interpreters" of esotericism have managed to insert a skanky side into
the literature (ex: Aryan "superiority," Monad "laggards," etc.) With this
and more, it is not surprising that a division of the sexes would find
endorsement with some similiar juggling of esoteric wisdom. I guess we just
see what we want to see and practice what we want to practice, and interpret
the literature in the way that suits us most. "Know a person's god, and you
will know them."
Good points, but since it was either a writing problem of mine or a reading
problem of yours which got you erroneously thinking that I was saying women
were predominently desire-mental (kama-manas) and men predominently mental
(manas), it might be wasted bloviation.
Evelyn Woods writes-->
I've got an opinion. . . . [Evelyn didn't really say this.]
Shut up, Evelyn, you over-refined gender-traitor! [Kym didn't really say
Yo! Richard: You claim to walk with Blavatsky, yeah, well sometimes, I think
I walk with the big shots too.
You can walk with me any time, Babe.
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