Re: [anthroposophy] Collins & her Detractors
>*******Phylos' spirit-dictated book is not a collection of materialborrowed
>from various sources, anymore than was Blavatsky's "Isis Unveiled".Of course Blavatsky borrowed from various sources- and admitted it.
According to one book, parts of Ballard's Unveiled Mysteries were
borrowed from Phylos.
> You can'Scuse me, it was _you_who impugned our dear Mabel's reputation. Fred's
>impugn the writer's reputation all you wish,
book is, by all accounts, a ripping yarn- the result of automatic
writing according to him. Spirit dictated material can sometimes be
proven to be "borrowing" from already published works- leaving the
medium himself, free from any wrongdoing. There was a famous case in the
Theosophical Society where this happened (one of the Mahatma letters was
sourced to a lecture published in a spiritualist newspaper.)
>*******What's that stuff from 'the brothers' all over your list then?If you were listening and not just making hasty judgements you would
know- as a number of listmembers here do.
Everything is on the archive.
Durward you are a "Johnny come lately" to these lists. A lot has
happened, the above has been well discussed on anthro list when it was
at intuition org. That list - which had no archive, unfortunately -
disintegrated amongst much ongoing (often filthy) argument.
Now we have:
>don't need to broadcast to the public; especially since anything cancontain
>errors, and then I'd hate to be in the position of REFUSING TO RETRACTYou can refuse to retract- especially if you feel you're right.
Perhaps one of our Virginia Beach members might pop in and give a