Re: THEOS-L digest 1467
Mar 17, 1998 05:54 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
Dallas TenBroeck wrote:
> Dear Estrella and Bart:
> But this will probably be at great variance with some of the
> teachings that are popular and current abroad, and which may have
> attracted you. I am saying this bluntly, and HPB Theosophy has
> always said this. It is not dogmatism, nor is it fundamentalism to
> state facts. Theosophy speaks in so many places of these FACTS.
> Are we going to be displeased with the laws of mathematics, physics,
> chemistry, astronomy, etc... simply because it takes a long time to
> acquire an understanding of them ? Well if that is a barrier and we
> want things in a hurry, we simply won't become proficient in them.
> And, in occultism, no one can become proficient in true magic (which
> is WISDOM) BY DESIRING TO USE IT SELFISHLY EVEN TO THE SMALLEST
I believe that you have not contradicted anything I have said.
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