Re: Going down ...
Jul 26, 1997 05:55 AM
by A. Safron
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: Multiple recipients of list <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Going down ...
> Date: Wednesday, July 23, 1997 10:52 PM
> At 08:49 PM 7/23/97 -0400, Dr. A.M.Bain wrote on ti-l:
> >I heard today that the total membership of the TS in England is now
> >below 1,000. Last year it was 1,313.
> >This is a minimum drop of 24% on the year.
> >In other words, do we think that the study of the occult or the
> >theosophical has within it nothing intrinsically at fault, but that the
> >attempt to organise and calssify it *has* - especially when the
> >organisation appears to have a 'hidden agenda'? Even though this can be
> >argued to be an appearance only, and not necessarily a fact?
My husgand and were talking last night about the TS IRC, which we
was on Sunday morning, perhaps when
everyone is sleeping in or going to church(!). The TS rigagmorole
is really based on a very high and occult intelligence. In the many
lists and newsgroups I've been on, probably 0.1% are interested in
Theosophy. Let's face it, most people want to chat and talk about
the last political thing, the weather, their family and their soap
operas, personal and televised.
I realized the intellegencia is going to skewer me and others will
say "humanity (sigh) just has to catch up with us Theosophists).
Balderdash! If they are dropping like flies now, there won't be
any members by 2025. They will be a party of 12 sitting in
a coffee shop wondering where it all went.
Is there any way that everyday life with its problems can be
combined with the Divine Wisdom? Is it possible that the
ivory towers types can walk down to earth and the earthy
types can use all that intelligence to solve their everyday
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