Re: A Sad Night
Jim Sleezer (JHS8@OSUVM1.BITNET)
Fri, 16 Dec 1994 11:46:39 CST
On Fri, 16 Dec 1994 11:42:28 -0500 Bob McGwier said:
>You want a sadder night? In twelve days we have a scout who has done every
>merit badge but family life, DONE HIS EAGLE PROJECT, and won't come to a
>meeting, show scout spirit, and won't start family life. On December 28,
>he will be less than 90 days from turning 18 and we will NOT lie for him
>on his blue card for family life. He has been told half a dozen times.
>His accomplishments are similar to the ones you have listed. I can't
>for the life of me figure it out.
My guess is that he is afraid of not being successful. This way he can blame
the system rather than having to accept responsibility himself, irregardless
of the fact that he would probably get it done with no problems.
Sometimes taking the first step is hard . . .
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City