Re: U.S.: What are we teaching our kids?
Ronald W. Fox (ronfox@MINDSPRING.COM)
Wed, 29 Apr 1998 22:25:26 -0500
At 12:06 PM 4/29/98 EDT, GMarmet wrote:
>This is probably not a Scouts-L issue, but I will wade in anyway. In my
>opinion, what is described is a direct result of a failure of our society to
>recognize wisdom and a failure to learn how to acquire wisdom.
>Our society has gotten to the point where we have forgotten how to think. And
>we have forgotten why we used to put people who can think in responsible
>positions. Instead, because we are concerned about certain behaviours, and
>because we do not trust the ability of administrators to properly handle
>certain behaviours, we create no exceptions- no tolerance rules.
Here I disagree. The administrators put these policies in because 1) they
wanted to get votes, and/or they were sick of being sued and did this to
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