Re: Naming Compromise!
Steven Featherkile (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed Feb 18 22:51:36 1998
Alex Chacko John Neroth wrote:
> Hello all!
> I've thought of a compromise to the naming question! Here it is:
> Does this suggestion make sense? At the risk of sounding redundant,
> Explorers who are currently high adventure Explorers would wear the
> following (two lines instead of one) above their right chest pocket
> after 1 August:
> If this scheme is followed, then no one who doesn't want to will lose
> the name "Explorers." The public will retain the connection between
> "Explorers" and the young-adult section of the BSA, and this will
> avoid a lot of unnecessary re-education. BSA Explorer Scouts and LFL
> Explorers will both retain the name that describes exactly what
> they're doing: exploring. Explorer Scouts will be called "Scouts"
> because they are part of BSA and the worldwide Scouting Movement,
> while Explorers will not be called "Scouts" because they're not part
> of a National Scout Organization. It looks like everyone will be
> happy under this naming plan.
Good thinking, I like the idea. I knew there was a reason you were "on
the farm." I really like the ida. Seems lik it would satisfy
everyone. BTW, what is "EMR?" Emergency Medical Response??
VA Post 319 (High Adventure)