Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Sun, 14 Sep 1997 16:55:45 -0400
> and the case of the son of a single mom? or the dad who is not of physical
> stature to hold his son aloft? How do they fit into the "not hazing"
How does having a substitute for a father make the activity "hazing?"
> Please what will you say when a child is dropped? What will this teach in
> years to come? Is the slamming of wings into military members barechest the
> same as learning to ride a bike or roller blade? Is being encouraged to
> consume alcohol in excessive quantities as a "provisional" member of a greek
> letter organization an acceptable risk?
And who has advocated these activities as part of the scout experience?
> The activities that are embarrassing, demeaning, unnecessarily risky that are
> treated now as acceptable will only be built upon by these young people in
> later years.
And being held upside down is neither embarassing, demeaning, nor
Paul H. Brown, KD4UPD
I used to be an Antelope, WB 82-66
Scout Roundtable Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner, Pack CC
George Washington District, National Capital Area Council, BSA
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