But the attention and consideration and the thoughtfulness he put into that particular point was tremendous. He wrote a letter later, and then I found my answer.
I am deeply happy to be able to report that as a result of my trip around the world for Colonel Conger last winter, and this present trip, the defending forces are well placed and are strong, stronger than they have ever been in the history of the Society. As I told you in the beginning, I thought I was going to be talking here to Mr. I am not after anything except helping the members to work in an understanding and honest way, and in the simplest manner possible. Now I have got off my chest what I think about Wales.
This is such an unexpected pleasure to meet you Welsh members. I first heard of Wales, theosophically speaking, in an indirect way from Colonel Conger who knew Kenneth at Point Loma.
From all that I have heard of the Welsh membership through the years, you have been doing just that.
And while I respect fully the intellectuals, I agree 100 percent with Mr. Sinnett about "the classes and the masses." Now I don't want to be misunderstood here: I am not against the classes, not at all. Judge when he said: "It is the masses that will keep theosophy alive." I have seen too many examples of theosophy being taken as an intellectual luxury instead of putting it to work in the heart and making it a part of daily life.
That is the second reason why I feel pretty close to Wales.