Re: PROMISE AND LAW
Patrick Lam (PLAM@MUSICM.MCGILL.CA)
Wed, 9 Nov 1994 23:52:02 EST
Actually, they changed pretty much everything in Canadian Scouting
in 1968, I've been told. Over the Christmas break between 67-68,
the new programme was brought in; in fact, any leader who wouldn't
carry out the new programme was invited to hand in his warrant.
Newer isn't always better, but then again, there's something to
not being called a Second Class Scout.
>The issue of how our promise compares to those of other nations is
>fascinating. I wonder if given the difficulties faced by the Royals
>if there will be a renewed call for the substitution of country for
I don't know.. I haven't really heard anything about it here.
(it being changing the promise). Wouldn't be impossible, but
I don't know if there would be enough support to do that, either.
When I say "Queen", I guess I mentally substitute country. But
there's no Queen in my promise right now anyways- I promise to
develop myself so that I may better honour & render service to my
country. (Venturer promise)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City