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Re: THEOS-L digest 1193

Aug 16, 1997 01:21 PM
by Tom Robertson

Kirsten wrote:

>The conversation on this list is so tacky and childish.  Slander and
>lawsuits...the last cry of the insulted.  You people aren't
>theosophists, you're bored.  I work with someone that just likes to
>instigate unrest and derisiveness and he does it because he wants to be
>a star.  He likes to be talked about and disliked why?...I don't know. 
>But I see the same thing going on here, not in private by email, but
>here where the public comes, to discuss theosophy with like-minded
>individuals, and then leaves because there are none.  bye.

Kirsten obviously doesn't understand.  It's not the quality of the
discussions that matters.  It's how free the speech is.  Wait a 
minute - isn't that the same attitude that children being disciplined
(having their freedom be limited) by their parents have?  Maybe
Kirsten has a point, after all.

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