Re: How vs. Why
May 12, 1997 05:36 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <email@example.com>, M K Ramadoss
>7. Generally what I find is that anyone who is service oriented will find TS
>environment a comfortable one in spite of all the short comings. After all,
>as the Real Founders wanted to help Humanity and all the rest were secondary.
There is little doubt that there are subscribers to the list(s) who,
like myself, DO have first hand knowledge in some (usually specific)
areas. It seems though that a kind of 'pose' of humility is the
convention; that it is not the thing to confess to genuine knowledge.
Yet genuine knowledge requires neither humility nor its lack. Truth, in
these areas, is self-evident and requires no apology.
>8. If someone is interested practical instructions in such practical matters
>as astral projection, astral, mental, etc travel etc. etc. they may have to
>look elsewhere for instruction.
Elsewhere than the T.S., yes. But among its members and outside of its
membership there are quite a number of people who can offer guidance and
help if asked. And there's the catch, maybe. In my own work I have
learned some simple rules or guidelines. Examples:
1. Don't answer a question that hasn't been asked.
2. Don't answer *more* than has been asked.
3. Behave as though an enquirer's stated opinion is absolutely correct,
even if it is clearly way off course. From the *student's* viewpoint,
take one step forward towards a greater truth, and then step back.
4. If you don't know the answer to a question, say so.
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