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Re: Charging Money

May 26, 1997 03:13 PM
by M K Ramadoss

At 11:52 AM 5/26/97 -0400, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
>M K Ramadoss wrote:
>> At 01:41 AM 5/26/97 -0400, JRC wrote:
>> >Wow. Sure are some *very* bizarre economic theories being postulated on
>> >this list. Sure glad the Adepts and HPB apparently looked upon the poor a
>> >bit more kindly.
>> >                                                               -JRC
>>   HPB wanted the poor to be fed on her death anniversary. And while she did
>> not charge for anyone who came to her and met and discussed.
>	She also smoked and ate meat.

        It does not bother me. What counts is what she gave all of us.

>	Sometimes, in order to benefit humanity, you might do some things,
>which, if viewed in a vacuum, might not benefit humanity. Luckily, we do
>not live in a vacuum, and can look at the totality of things, and not
>look at any one issue as a litmus test. For example, would you say that
>if someone is not a member of the E.S., then they are not a good

         I don't think anyone can judge anyone else whether they are a good
or not a good Theosophist. Personally I don't judge.

        Personally to me it matters very little whether someone is a member
of E.S. or not so long as an E.S. member does not boast as having some some
superior or special connection or special status or previlege spiritually or


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