At the risk of being misunderstood, and possibly continuing to misread you.
If it is not impolite, and it is not intended to be, but some of your writings bother me. They are opaque (this could be a stylistic issue) and you seem quite…"
I think you make an interesting point on 'reversing' the analogy. But, to really assess its value you would need to present a reasoned study. It is a shame that the TS did not produce public forums for speculations of…"
"er, i thought my last sentence was ambigious.
i dont meant tapping out of the conversation with me, which would not likely result in death - more like relief i imagine.
i mean, giving into science too completely will result in the death of many…"
"The Dalai prevaricates. Which of his tantric commitments has he given up in the face of the scientific onslaught.?
I think you are unimpressed by Kuhn (paradigms), Rorty (the world is always under description, and has no preferred way of being…"
If anyone reading this post wants to know how a TS lodge (Cape Town) dies, you can email me privately - email@example.com.
For the sake of TS family honour, I'd prefer not to air dirty laundry in public. There is hopefully an attempt at…"
"hi John, you say alot above.
but, sticking to the parts I am interested in right now (and hoping that I understood you properly), the following are statements you make which I cannot see as being valid:
1) The TS is HPB focused. Totally untrue in my…"
Yes, that is a telling statistic.
I couldn't speak for the TS worldwide, but from the country i know, South Africa, the TS is hopelessly and completely lost and directionless. To be clear, i am giving my own opinion here.
Why this is,…"