John Peschken (john.peschken@BIGFOOT.COM)
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 12:12:31 -0500
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It seems to me your two statements disagree with one another on this
You say that there's nothing wrong with it if the purpose is to make
"the scout pay more attention to keeping up with his own belongings".
How does the song do that? The only way I can see is by embarassing
him into it.
You say "if the intent is to embarrass the scout, then it could be
I'm a pro-singing guy, myself. As I have no particular talent for it,
the Scouts have asked me to stop, but I politely refuse. I enjoy it
when I'm in the mood, and I've noticed they sometimes join in.
However, many people are extremely self-conscious about singing in
public. I for one wouldn't do anything that takes the joy out of it
for anyone, and using it as a form of punsihment fits that category,
if you ask me.
John Tudor wrote:
> I thing that if it is done with the intent of making the scout pay more
> attention to keeping up with his own belongings, there is nothing wrong,
> but if the intent is to embarrass the scout, then it could be hazing.
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