Gerald Belton (gbelton@MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU)
Tue, 25 Apr 1995 07:55:30 -0500
> it is acceptable when on a camp-out to smoke "out of
>sight of the youth." A die-hard smoker <and good friend of mine> in our
>troop questioned this response. He said that when he walks away from the
>camp site, everyone knows where he is going and for what reason. Now, besides
>still being a <role model> for smoking, he has become a role model for
>hypocrisy as well.
It's not hypocrisy.
When a leader walks away from the nice, warm campfire to go stand in the
snow and smoke a cigarette; Or when a leader leaves the camraderie of the
campsite to go off alone like a modern-day leper, then the boys can see the
price he must pay for his addiction.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City