Re: homos and god haters
Erkki Lietzen (lietzen@UTU.FI)
Thu, 2 Dec 1993 00:37:34 +0200
Gino Lucrezi writes:
> BP's ideas are simple: most youth were lacking some way to develop:
> - character (and this includes reverence)
> - handicraft and skill
> - service to others
> - health and fitness
> In his books, he further expands on these four points to explain their
> meaning, and to prevent people from interpreting them too narrowly,
> and described some tools (outdoors life, dayly good deeds, the Jungle
> Book, etc. etc.).
> Of course, the tools can be amended to fit today; but if you change the
> aims it's something different. Not necessarily worse, but something
> If you refuse the aims, but just keep some form of the tools, then
> you are doing just like the the devil you mentioned earlier.
With this I agree.It is the core of scouting. But I do not agree with all
his views views and values about society including his Victorian Era
attitudes about sexuality.
> > If we talk about homosexuality being a repressed emotion think only the
> > other way around - Would you feel to be ok if you had to repress your
> > heterosexual feelings and emotions?
> I think it is only normal to repress some of them.
> The problem is not "having to", is "wanting to".
For me repressing ones sexual feelings and emotions is very sick and un-
healthy and has a destructive influence to personal development. This does not
mean that are not responsible for your actions and behavior and taking others
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