Dec 16, 1997 11:10 AM
by M K Ramadoss
At 04:11 AM 12/16/97 -0500, Thoa wrote:
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>As an example of ignorance and knowledge in perception, before I knew about
>t/Theosophy, I thought theosophists were all kooks who think they are
>psychic, astrologists, etc. Well, now that I know more about t/Theosophy,
>it's true. :o) But I realize it's only true in some cases and I also
>discovered the underlying spiritualism behind them. I laugh now at how I
>used to be afraid of the metaphysical.
>I could go in more detail about art, etc., but I have to prepare for an exam.
I think you rightly identified a problem plaguing Theosophy/Theosophists. A
clear cut message precisely identifying the mission of theosophy and the
range of "beliefs" theosophists can have is essential if the public
misconceptions are to be set right.
I recently identified this problem at the highest level based on the
published material and have requested the matter be taken up at the next
meeting of the BOD of TSA. I have also copied the info to Adyar. Hopefully
someone will take time to diagnose the problem and try to do something
before we attract selfish members interested in selfish activities.
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