Ah! I was wondering… Let me update what has been happening around the Jedi Community.
A group of what has been termed “Jediist fundamentalists” by those who have been “visited” have been trying to recruit around the Jedi community. They try to interest either members or even Admins by claiming they are “the true way”.
This group is starting what is called “a virtual temple”. I have heard from various members that they have been contacted with flaming towards a specific site, or certain individuals (at Jedi Sanctuary it was me) who are working as “dark agents to corrupt a site and the heirarchy of Jedi”.
***These people are very into High Councils, Ranks, and every other kind of distinction. They often call themselves “Br. so and so” or “Str. so and so” and also say they are the true ministers of the Force.
Mine was not an isolated incident. I suspect you’ve heard about this group…? If not I will give you a website where this originates.
They would be unnoticed but for these recruiting techniques. Likewise they would be tolerated. But by now they feel “persecuted” because so many, like myself, have told them they are not acting as the is expected within the Jedi Community. Any who speak against them are apparently listed as enemies.
Very sad… They have some very young followers, although, many are quickly fleeing this group. But they also are contacting the media hoping to be the official voice of the Jedi Community. They made an interview for a podcast with one rather well-known Texan station… But their leader was a no-show at the interview…
It is something we should all be prepared to experience within the Jedi Community I fear.
However, Jedi Sanctuary and their reaction may have cooled their heels a bit. It was a strong but gentle response, where none could doubt their brand of “religion” was not considered appropriate for a jedi.
I would prefer to have tolerance, and would not want to instigate anything within the site. It is with their methods of stalking, flaming and recruiting that they will present themselves.
All should be made aware…some members, especially younger members, seem to be their target.