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  •  Thanks, guys. (0+ / 0-)

    The problem is, his mother is clergy.  And she's very invested in him being a "successful" scout.  And he's just the right age to assert his independence.

    See where this is going?

    He's not old enough to be a "militant atheist" yet, but in a year or two he will be.  I'm waiting to see how this plays out, and I've got his back 100%.  

    Early to rise and early to bed Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead. --Not Benjamin Franklin

    by Boundegar on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 07:14:51 PM PDT

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    •  Well, he's fortunate to have parents who care (0+ / 0-)

      so much about him, and I'm sure you three will find the right path.

      In my humble opinion, the institution of BSA sucks, and I'm going to try to return my eagle award as soon as I can locate where it is.  But the experience of scouting is full of many good things, and I can't imagine my life without it.

      'Powerful influences strive today to restore that kind of government with its doctrine that Government is best which is most indifferent.' -- F. D. Roosevelt

      by LandruBek on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 07:36:10 PM PDT

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