Re: Give and take
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Wed, 23 Oct 1996 07:46:17 -0400
On Wed, 23 Oct 1996, Charlie Thorpe wrote:
> What does it mean in the "Guide to Safe Scouting" when a statement is made
> that clearly prohibits something...and the statement is NOT in bold face
> type? Is the prohibition actually a complete and total prohibition that we
> MUST follow ...or is it just some kind of recommendation or something? The
> prohibition against using liquid fuels to start any kind of fire is an
> example of this. It says "is prohibited" (period!), but it isn't in the
> bold type which would indicate that it is one of BSAs rules and policies.
> Are we are or are we aren't prohibited from using liquid fuels to start any
> type of fire?
The liquid fuels stuff is contained in yet another pamphlet: the BSA
liquid fuels policy (forget its exact title right now). I don't know
what _other_ pamphlets amplify the Guide to Safe Scouting.
I'm sure someone else can add further light and knowledge to this subject.
Paul H. Brown, KD4UPD
I used to be an Antelope, WB 82-66
Pack Committee Chairman, Unit Commissioner, Roundtable Commissioner
George Washington District, National Capital Area Council, BSA
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