I'm sorry I haven't responded sooner. I realize my post may have sounded harsh, but there is a level of responsibility here. Those scout masters, and I do feel for their families, would not have been in this situation had they taken the time to assess their situation, and their environment. This is a very necessary process for any group to endeavor in. Not just the military or the Boy Scouts.
Please do not think I am saying these scout masters are too blame for anything but their own demise. But their fault was not having a better sense of awareness of what they were doing and where they were doing it.
These children may not even take that lesson away with them. Their memory will only focus on the tragic consequences and and not the proper planning that should have come prior to it.
I am not so insensitive as to not feel remorse for anyone who has died in a tragedy such as this. I guess people like me also think about the whatfors and whys of a situation as well.
posted on 07/27/2005 3:53:06 PM PDT
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I think your post was fine. I'm not sure why I was so hardnosed myself. I appreciate the nice response and appologize for my comments. You were providing a service and I'm think I was wrong to object as I did.
posted on 07/27/2005 4:30:32 PM PDT
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