Re: Scouts and Alcohol
Patrick LAM (plam@CS.MCGILL.CA)
Wed, 20 Aug 1997 09:08:33 -0400
On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, cmulder wrote:
> I think it is, but i also have a very diffrent felling about alcohol then
> most people. My felling is that alcohol should never even be seen at
> anything orginized by scouts. I fell this way becuse even if they are not
> drinking or serving the alcohol, its still in use and thats saying to them
> that its perfectly ok to drink, but drinking is in no way in accordance with
> keeping yourself physicaly strong, mentally awake and morally straight.
Baden-Powell was in favour of moderation, actually, and allowed his
troops to have a beer at supper, as opposed to going out and binge
drinking once in a while.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City