[Namron] My two cents, Guild of Camillus de Lellis
Samarrah bint Annaan
samarrah_bint_annaan at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 28 05:09:46 PDT 2005
Elegently and honestly stated. Thank you for your
addition to the topic. It was appreciated.
--- Tausha Walker <rentausha at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I realize that I am very late to this discussion. I
> tend to read all of the posts first. I just have a
> couple of things to say.
> First thing. I did not see anything in the original
> post that said that this guild was perfunctory. That
> makes it just like any other guild in my eyes...
> voluntary. If you don't want to be a part of it,
> don't join it. They will not involve you if you do
> not wish to be involved. As Isobel said in a earlier
> post, it is up to the individual to educate others
> about their specific disability or whatever. Guilds
> by definition are very similar to households. The
> last time I looked, the definition was something
> like; "a group of people who band together for the
> purpose of researching a specific idea, subject,
> culture, etc. " The difference between a guild and a
> household is that anyone can go to a guild and
> learn. Not everyone is allowed within a household.
> What's wrong with forming a guild to study,
> research, or promote something you are interested
> in? This guild has it's place just as all others do.
> Next thing. As a former hospitaler, I am a little
> upset at the way the whole title thing was
> addressed. I would handle this in private posts, but
> because it was done on the group list I feel
> everyone needs to see this. Isobel made a mistake.
> Please, e-mail her privately on something like that.
> If someone had jumped on me on a public list when I
> was a newcomer, I wouldn't be in the SCA. I would
> probably either be doing research on my own or
> involved with the Aisle of Avalon or some other
> group instead. I love the SCA and I try hard to
> share the dream with others. However, when I get
> them to a meeting and they make a mistake like
> introducing themselves as "Lord, Lady, or Sir" so
> and so, and someone jumps down their throats for it,
> it is really hard to get them back. Who knows what
> they might have become. It's not easy to foretell
> what mistakes some might make. No matter how much we
> try to explain it, some won't understand until they
> become part of us. Just keep in mind that e!
> makes mistakes. Please think hard before you
> correct someone in a group forum.
> Lastly, I do understand why some of you don't want
> to be part of that guild. That is fine. However,
> keep in mind that your needs and the needs of others
> are different. You that are getting by fine because
> of those of us that love you are doing great.
> Others are not. Please allow them the freedom to
> research and come up with their own solutions. Let's
> not beat them up because of what they choose to
> I guess that's all for now. I don't think I offended
> anyone but if I did, I apologize.
> In Service I remain,
> H L Celeste Alinor Courtenay de Montmorency
> mka Tausha Walker
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