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Re: K. and membership

Sep 30, 1997 02:24 PM
by A. Safron

> From:
> To: Multiple recipients of list <>
> Subject: Re: K. and membership
> Date: Tuesday, September 30, 1997 12:46 PM
> In a message dated 97-09-30 12:14:42 EDT, you write:
> >But the slide I was talking about was in the American section,
> >which had been steady in the 5-6000 range for years until the
> >treatment of Bing Escudero and other perceived problems with
> >the Abbenhouse administration sent it downward.  Is it under
> >4000 yet?  
> No, it seems stabilized at about 4,000.
> Actually, there seems little question in my mind that the whole Krishnamurti
> period is one of the great embarrassments that Theosophy has to overcome.
>  The nonsensical idea of a "world teacher" and the idea that that teacher
> would be as boring as Krishnamurti was a blunder almost as great as CWL's
> visions of life on Mars, when he wasn't drooling over the latest choirboys.
Even more nonsensical, if there can be such a thing, is that K seemed to
have no interest in being "world teacher".  He detested rituals, yet was forced to
attend.  If he was the best choice they had, no wonder it all fizzled out.

A. Safron

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