Re: Theos-World RE: [bn-study] Wadia and Besant on JUDGE
Sep 30, 2003 04:49 PM
by Dennis Kier
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From: "W. Dallas TenBreoeck" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 5:08 PM
Subject: Theos-World RE: [bn-study] Wadia and Besant on JUDGE
> Cut MOVE FORWARD
> (In America -- 1919)
> MEMORANDUM from W. Dallas TenBroeck:
> (EXTRACTS from a letter sent to an inquirer 1992) :
> "B.P.Wadia was a friend of my parents when I was born (Dec. 1922).
> have lived near Mr. Wadia, and worked with, and for him, directly
> indirectly, until his death in 1958. I hold him in the highest
> and have studied his life and his works for all these years; also,
> comparing them with the writings of HPB and WQJ on THEOSOPHY. Here
> a man who lived to help others. In the sense that Tom Paine wrote:
> country was the World, and "to do good" was his religion."
> "Among Mr. Wadia's papers, I came across some mention of his
> KROTONA T S in Hollywood (1919), and also of the stir that he made
> the membership of the TS in the US, when, in 1919/1920, he publicly
> upheld the right of the TS members to democratically run their
> and resist any pressures (from their E S or whatever source), that
> impair their individual right to decide how they would vote, or what
> they would investigate. He was a member of the American Section of
> T S and spoke and wrote as such, not as a visitor, or an "import"
This brings up something that puzzles me. He (BPW) thought that the
local people should have the right to run their own elections, and
every individual should have the right to decide how they would
When is the last time anyone in the UTL had the chance to vote on
anything? Do they have periodic elections?
And for the Pasadena based branch, how often do they have elections,
and allow the members to express their right to vote?
I am aware that the people at Wheaton vote from time to time for their
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