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Re: The Way Ahead

Jun 03, 1997 02:08 PM
by Bee Brown

On Fri, 30 May 1997 15:02:47 -0400 (EDT), you wrote:

>For example, TSA does have a homepage. Some ordinary individuals had home
>pages long before TSA had one. What you now have is a relatively static one
>with very few links to anywhere else. Also do we have a global strategy to
>utilize Internet for communication?. Officially TSA has a single e-mail
>address. Have you seen any e-mail addresses of any of the National Officers?
>(At least I have not seen anything officially published.) How many times
>have anyone seen any National Officers on this (unofficial) list or any
>other list or Usenet newsgroup discussing issues relating to Theosophy even
>though it costs nothing to subscribe to this or any other list or use Usenet
>groups. Is there a plan to get every National Officer on e-mail? Is there a
>plan to get all key staff at Olcott with individual addresses? Is there a
>plan to induce and educate all the lodges and study centers to get on
>e-mail? Is there a plan to educate all lodges and study centers on the
>advantages of Internet so that everyone can start using their creativity and
>use this new medium for propagating Theosophy? Is there a plan to collect
>e-mail address of our members so that communications can be sent quickly and
>at almost no cost? At least I have not seen any. Any and all of these can
>lead to instantaneous communications cutting across the formal lines of

We are just beginning to get the NZ theos-l resurrected and the
National President is agreeable to providing a weekly discussion topic
and other key members who have much knowledge to share have also
agreed to participate. So far I have the e-mail addresses of 15
members throughout NZ and HQ is communicating with them when ever we
need to get in touch with a Branch President or otherwise exchange
info. Once we get going we hope to put this avenue of communication in
the Sept issue of the official NZ Theosophy Magazine and thereby
interest some of the members-at-large who belong to HQ and not any
Branch as they do not live near one. anyway it will be interesting to
see what happens.
So for what it is worth, NZ is using e-mail at the HQ level and we
find it quicker to contact overseas people if they are on e-mail too.
I think you are all aware that I now work at the TS HQ as office
Kind regards to you all
>So it looks like we have a long way to go and hope we have enough time so
>that we do not miss the boat.

Member Theosophy NZ, T.I.
Life is not a problem to be solved;
it is a mystery to be lived.

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