Applying the “Freedom of the Society” Resolution
- Published: Friday, 13 March 2009 03:00
Jan Nicolaas Kind - Brazil
The Freedom of the Society Resolution affirms the independence of our Society from all other organisations. The time has come to study the content and significance of this important Resolution, and — more importantly — to apply it as necessary.
The Freedom of the Society Resolution:
The Theosophical Society, while cooperating with all other bodies whose aims and activities make such cooperation possible, is and must remain an organization entirely independent of them, not committed to any objects save its own, and intent on developing its own work on the broadest and most inclusive lines, so as to move towards its own goal as indicated in and by the pursuit of those objects and that Divine Wisdom which in the abstract is implicit in the title ‘The Theosophical Society’. Since Universal Brotherhood and the Wisdom are undefined and unlimited, and since there is complete freedom for each and every member of the Society in thought and in action, the Society seeks ever to maintain its own distinctive and unique character by remaining free of affiliation or identification with any other organization.