scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: Hello
Mark Arend (mwarend@INTERNETWIS.COM
Thu Jul 27 2000 - 21:21:13 CDT
At 12:44 AM 7/27/00 EDT, Mike Mc Abee wrote:
> I'm not sure why people are "concerned" abt the one response to Patrick -
>it was obviously a tongue - in -check answer, as the poster put a " :-) " at
>of his comment.
But he may not have caught that. I didn't the first time around. We have
to always remember that it's very east to take things here differently than
intended because we can't hear tone of voice or see facial expressions or
other body language.
> however, having said that, if Patrick is looking for "youth oriented"
>topics, this isn't the ideal forum for him, as most of the posts tend to look
>at things from the Adult perspective. While in many cases this is the wrong
>perspective, because we are Adults (?) that is our prejudice and we would not
>always see things as youth would.
That's why I think it's good to have youth posting here. After all, is the
program for us or them?
Mark W. Arend, Scoutmaster Outside of a dog a book is
Troop 736 Man's best friend. Inside
Beaver Dam, Wisc. of a dog it's too dark