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Is it possible to change the TSA?

Mar 25, 1998 09:42 AM
by Thoa Tran

*Ding* *Ding*   Round 2,124!!!

Bart & JRC:
>>    I am not saying that there aren't problems in the TSA. I am not
>>saying that it is not a good idea for people to get together, to fix the
>>problems. But I do believe, and put those beliefs into practice, that
>>improvement comes from positive action, getting involved, working to
>>make things right, rather than by whining about what is wrong.
>Well yes, and so far your approach has apparently lead to a drop in
>membership of close to one third in less than a decade, growing anger and
>frustration, and a widespread sense that the TSA is dying. When you're done
>mouthing pithy little aphorisms about "positive action" leading to
>"improvement", and engaging in what appears to be an almost perpetual (if
>curiously ironic) whining about "whiners" (who are apparently defined as any
>who actually decide to call *BS* on the vast web of games the Wheaton
>leadership is playing) perhaps you'll glance once at how successful those
>"improvements" have been.
>I also believe in "positive change" - and if a group of people are
>strangling the TS, "positive change" means to attempt to point out the
>strangulation, and if at all possible to banish the stranglers from
>headquarters. Call it "whining" if you want bucko, but there's a new wind
>afoot ... and I wonder how well you'll work if headquarters winds up being
>governed by those who think of Theosophy in far different terms than you do.

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