We cannot understand why Ron is so lukewarm with regard to theosophy. After all, like the AIAS, it has always pretended to be scientific. Who can ever forget Besant and Leadbeater’s psychic exploration of atoms? This revealed that all elements are ultimately made up of 3 particles. Knowing Ron’s simplistic brand of scientific inquiry, and anti-establishment views, we are surprised that he does not credit them with priority in the discovery of quarks. There is a poetry connection here too, and Ron is a noted poetaster. The connection is that Leadbeater (like W.H.Auden*) was a pedophile and ‘saved’ Krishnamurti from life in India to be his own personal rent-boy. Hmmm, cults and the Catholic church; always the same story; not to mention poets.
*Also a coward (running away to the US in 1939) and possibly a Communist spy.