Skip to comments.Scout uniform fades differences
Posted on 05/22/2006 2:54:06 PM PDT by fgoodwin
Four youths, each of a separate religion, bond over outdoor get-togethers and character-building activities in a Mission Viejo troop.
Religious distinctions can be the source of a lot of strife in the world today, but for four Eagle Scouts friendship is more important.
Meet Amyn Shidi Jr., Daryl Davis, Geoff Leach and Tyler Barron Eagle Scouts with four different faiths.
Shidi is Muslim, Davis is Jewish, Leach is a Lutheran and Barron is Catholic.
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And *that* is what is magical about being a Boy Scout.
SARCASM ALERT ----
But.......since the Boy Scouts don't allow homosexual leaders, and don't celebrate diversity, we're not supposed to read or hear anything good about them. That one subject trumps everything else, according to the politically correct crowd..........
A great looking group of boys!
Uh, that's 3 faiths not 4. 2 are Christian.
As my old Greek grandfather was wont to say, "God bless America!"
I'm wondering whether on their camp outs if pork products are banned so not to offend the Muslim and Jewish boys? No franks and beans!
Must the Catholic boy refrain from making the sign of the cross or from wearing a crucifix or scapular or medal so not to offend the others?
Do they have to stop so to to let the Muslim pray 5 times a day towards Mecca?
If camping on the Sabbath do they light the Jewish boy's campfire for him?
And most importantly on Sunday do they make sure the Catholic boy can get to mass during camping trips?