Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process"
Re: Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process"
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 07:25:33 -0800
At 10:16 -0500 on 12/16/99, Joseph Alessi spake about Re:
Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process" thus:
>Under today's OA election rules, it is a pretty clear signal to a boy who
>does not get elected that his peers not only don't consider him the "best",
>but that they don't consider him "worthy" at all.
Well, that depends on how well the election is packaged and how well
the boy listens.
I see little difference between the old and the new systems, other
than that it is now a little easier for the less well known to be
The packaging will determine in large measure whether he who is not
elected is told he "isn't worthy at all" or is told he "is not yet
seen as among the best."
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Lewis-Clark Trail District, Inland Northwest Council 611, &
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