From: Ron House <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Subject: [bahai-faith] Another rejection by soc.religion.bahai
Date: Friday, August 21, 1998 2:30 AM
I think the following is a clear case of malicious
rejection of an article by the worst of the
moderators of soc.religion.bahai. The following is
my response to the rejection slip.
Ron House wrote:
> Island Business Center (Bill Hyman) wrote:
> > Dear Ron:
> > You may have some good points, but you need to back up your accusations. If
> > you can add some precise instances which give you the *opinion* that there
> > has been intentional suppression of Baha'i history I will post your
> > submission.
> > The only instance you referred to was Balyuzi's book on Baha'u'llah and the
> > mention of His wives. This was a very thin book, and many things could not
> > be included.
> > Regards
> > Bill Hyman
> > co-moderator
> > soc.religion.bahai
> As I have pointed out to you in the past, your job
> is to post any article that meets the criteria of
> the charter for this newsgroup. It is not to decide
> whether you think the evidence provided is flimsy,
> nor is it to impose (as you do) a higher standard
> of proof on those with whom you disagree. Please
> post the message as sent, as it most certainly passes
> the test of the newsgroup charter. I remind you
> that it is not a Baha'i quality to be any less than
> impeccably proper in your dealings.
> > ----------
> > From: Ron House <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Newsgroups: soc.religion.bahai
> > Subject: Re: finding and leaving the Baha'i Faith
> > Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 14:30:32 +1000
> > Scott McKEE wrote:
> > >
> > > In response to this posting, I must say I am left scratching my head.
> > > When I investigated the Baha'i Faith I was repeatedly told "not to
> > > believe anything we tell you" and that it was my responsibility to
> > > investigate for myself. This, being the Baha'i principle of
> > > 'independent investigation of truth'. Having done so, there is no one
> > > else that I can blame if I am not happy with some aspect of the
> > > faith.
> > Okay, take a read - no, take an in-depth study - of, say,
> > Balyuzi's history book about Baha'u'llah. Now tell me how
> > many wives he had. Do the same with any other major
> > historical book about Baha'u'llah. It's simply a plain
> > fact that uncomfortable information is carefully
> > suppressed by so many eminent Baha'is who pretend to
> > be historians but are in reality propagandists.
> > Having taken upon themselves the right (contrary to
> > Baha'u'llah's teaching which you mention) to deny
> > others the access to the information they need in
> > order to see with their own eyes, those who hide
> > information have corrupted the Baha'i Faith. Those who
> > thought before they joined that they were being given full
> > information in good faith can hardly be blamed for changing
> > their minds when they discover this was not the case.
> > --
> > Ron House firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Speed bumps are installed in the belief that if a road is
> > unsafe at 50, we should make it unsafe at 30.
> Ron House email@example.com
> Speed bumps are installed in the belief that if a road is
> unsafe at 50, we should make it unsafe at 30.
Ron House firstname.lastname@example.org
Speed bumps are installed in the belief that if a road is
unsafe at 50, we should make it unsafe at 30.
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