Re: Solo hiking
John Oakes (joakes@UNM.EDU)
Fri, 4 Aug 1995 07:58:13 -0600
As I can see your point in this particular thread, I do not agree with
it, as evidenced by alot of other folks here. I have NEVER in my life
done a hike or campout (believe me when I say I have done more than a few
LONG before I became a Scout leader). It just does not make sense to put
your life as well as others at risk. I have also served extensively on a
mountain search and rescue team for more years than I care to remember. I
have seen the "solo hiker" yes, unfortunately, Dead or extremely hurt. I
don't like it.
As for your analogy that Jim Miller is being rude...crude... that is
your opinion. As you do, so does he in the fact that he has an opinion.
The subject here is choice....How I or others choose to receive things.
Things like other peoples opinions. I do not agree with your "bullying"
approach wanting to have him dismissed from the list. Heaven only knows
how boring this life would be if everyone thought and acted like I do.
This is not meant as a flame, lets just agree to disagree and learn to
accept other people with the same degree of understanding that we
ourselves would desire. Afterall is that not what being a scout is all about?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City