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Re: Crimes of the Left

Dec 17, 1996 00:05 AM
by John Straughn

m.k. ramadoss writes:
>On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, Tom Robertson wrote:
>> what the "tee hee" behind my back is all about.  What amazes me is that
>>most Theosophists whom I know personally also lean left.  I would think
>>that a philosophy which so heavily emphasizes individual growth and
>>independence from authority would attract more righties than lefties.
>          I was thrilled to see your comment. The moment Theosophy really
>touches someone, it appears that the fundamental proposition of helping
>"the orphan Humanity" -- ie. all the human beings with whom we come into
>contact and those who are affected by our actions -- biases our actions
>towards the general welfare than concentration on activities that
>enhances one's wealth etc. In that process there is a very dramatic thing
>happens -- one becomes more independent in thinking and also outspoken
>and intolerant when one seen injustice to the "little guy/gal". This is
>my reading; there may be others who disagree. If so , so be it.

I definitely mised something.  Could someone define "right" and "left" for me
really quick?
The Triaist

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