By Steven J. Sutcliffe, Marion Bowman
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How far she saw her movement as having a wider social function is a matter of debate, but the influence of Annie Besant propelled many of the members into social action. Amongst the 'progressive' causes which they espoused were alternative medicine, vege tarianism, animal welfare, progressive education, female suffrage, the Garden City movement and the struggle for Indian independence. We should also note some influence on artistic and literary trends in the period from 1880 to 1914. 10 The excitements of the 1920s were followed by a period of retrenchment after the departure of Krishnamurti and the death of Annie Besant, and through the difficult years of World War II.
Indeed, 'serial' marriages and 'polyamoury' are amongst future behavioural models being forecast in the late 1990s: 19 self-explanatory modes of relation ship which again bear comparison with my models of 'serial' and 'multiple' seeking (Sutcliffe, 1997). - 31 - STEVEN SuTCLIFFE CoNCLUSION I do my thing, and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations And you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful.
Besant and Leadbeater, who wrote in an accessible but simplistic style on such topics as reincarnation, after-death states, the human aura and the chakras, still remain popular among some members of the parent society. They are often referred to in contemporary 'New Age' writings, and continue to sell to a constituency beyond Theosophy. - 41 - KEVIN TINGAY ALTERNATIVE INTERPRETATIONS A further group of 'children' came into being who did not lay a claim to be Theosophical by name, but claimed to be valid interpreters of the same occult tradition.