Bradley J. Birzer: Liberalism and Republicanism in the American Revolution

“For Wood, one of Bailyn’s former students, Republicanism was much more than a political philosophy; it was, rather, organic, a lifestyle and a way of thinking. Republicanism, a utopian movement striving for the full reconstruction of society, explains Wood in his Pulitzer-Prizing winning book, The Radicalism of the American Revolution, represented a historical phase lodged…

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Coudenhove-Kalergi and Toynbee on The Trend of International Affairs Since the War

There are people that keep spreading the false idea there is a connection between “Coudenhove-Kalergi’s” ideas with theosophy and freemasonry. We have seen the analogy drawn between the three. The Theosophical concept is based on an ancient doctrine about cycles of the cosmos, the evolution of future man, and emanationism. The idea of Coudenhove-Kalergi is not the Theosophical Concept…

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The Chief Accusations made about Helena P. Blavatsky: The Hodgson-Coulomb Case, Plagiarism, and Inventing the Adepts

The Chief Accusations made about Helena P. Blavatsky: The Hodgson-Coulomb Case, Plagiarism, and Inventing the Adepts, pdf. Contents What was the Hodgson Report Account of Constance Wachtmeister the day the S.P.R. hit H.P.B.’s Desk Walter A. Carrithers on the Hodgson-Coulomb Case Helena Blavatsky Defends her Writings Sylvia Cranston on Accusations of Plagiarism in Blavatsky’s Writings…

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Edward Heneage Dering’s “Esoteric Buddhism: The New Gospel of Atheism”

Edward Heneage Dering’s 29 page critique of theosophist A.P. Sinnett’s Esoteric Buddhism, The Occult World, and the Letters in The New Gospel of Atheism” (1887). This work can be compared to Per Faxneld’s Blavatsky the Satanist: Luciferianism in Theosophy and its Implications in its method of quoting, but still manages to misrepresent his opponent. However, what…

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The Politics of Divine Wisdom: How Theosophy influenced Indonesian and South Asian Nationalisms

As Theosophy and Freemasonry: Esoteric Schools within the Theosophical Society shows, there are less known details in the history of the Theosophical Society than is thought, despite the fact researchers have provided a great detail of Theosophical history. This article is about Herman A.O. de Tollenaere’s diligent research: The Politics of Divine Wisdom, Theosophy and Labour, National, And…

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Tony Hovater in the New York Times: H.P. Blavatsky, an Anti-Semitic influence on Nazis?

In last month’s ridiculous New York Times profile article “I Interviewed a White Nationalist and Fascist, What Was I Left With?” its journalist, Richard Fausset claimed that Helena Blavatsky was an anti-semite, and this influenced Nazi thinking. He says this, as if it is an incontestable fact. Richard Fausset writes: “Mr. Hovater was exceedingly candid with me…

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Jiddu Krishnamurti repudiates the Convergence of Theosophy and his Teaching

The most comprehensive collection of Krishnamurti’s true thoughts on Theosophy. Gathered by the Rishi Valley Study Centre (Working Paper #4, May 1995, Revised October 1996 by Hans and Radhika Herzberger). Jiddu Krishnamurti utterly rejected the convergence of his thought and Theosophy, and his wishes should be respected. Contemporary Theosophists have to let go of Jiddu Krishnamurti, and trying…

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Georges Méautis: “Theosophy and Theosophism” Dissects Rene Guenon’s Critique, 1922

Swiss scholar, Georges Méautis (under the pseudonym of Paul Bertrand, professor at the University of Neuchâtel and president of the “Société Suisse de Théosophie”), in 1922 wrote a response to Rene Guenon’s critique of Modern Theosophy, in Theosophy and Theosophism: Response to a Criticism of Theosophy by René Guénon (Paris: Publications Théosophiques. Trans. and Intro., Godwin, Joscelyn. FOTA…

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Rewriting the History of Science: Roger J. Boscovich in the Secret Doctrine

Despite a few grammatical errors in this obscure journal article, Roger J. Anderton examines the use of Roger J. Boscovich (1711-1787), a Rasgusan physicist in the Esoteric Tradition of Blavatsky’s “The Secret Doctrine” (1888). R.J. Anderton argues that ancient notions have passed down to the great philosophers, and into modern physics. This history is hidden, not by…

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Kumari Jayawardena: “The White Woman’s Other Burden.” Blavatsky and Emancipation in South Asia

From the outset, Kumari Jayawardena’s “The White Woman’s Other Burden” (1995) demonstrates, theosophy emphasized the absence of any distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or color in its theory and practice; and gender equality was therefore, one of its distinctive features. The 1995 work of Jayawardena details the roles and activities of foreign women in…

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