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Dictatorship in the TS

Jul 14, 1997 07:20 PM
by Tom Robertson

Paul wrote:

>There is indeed an emphasis in *Theosophy* on freedom from
>authoritarian dictation.  But that has not prevented the
>*Theosophical Society* from becoming an authoritarian and
>dictatorial organization.  Or rather, an outwardly democratic
>shell for an inner group that makes no bones about having an
>authoritarian dictator at its head-- who just happens to also
>be TS President.

Everyone in a position of leadership has to be an "authoritarian
dictator" to some degree.  

>I know that the TS is authoritarian and dictatorial despite all its
>denials.  Do you?

They haven't ordered me to do anything, yet.

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