So if you disagree with a law or government policy, are you going to renonuce
Nobody will ever agree with everything an organization does. What you have to
look at, is the majority of the goals consistant with your beliefs and goals?
>--> Yak-List message posted by: Brian Lloyd <brian-yak@lloy...>
>> In a message dated 2/21/2006 9:48:55 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
>> barry@flyr... writes:
>> If someone elects to not
>> wear a flight suit, that is their decision, and that's fine. ARS and
>> the RPA do not prevent anyone from receiving training, that's the
>> individual's choice...
>> BARRY?, Please answer the question! This sounds like Bubba Clinton I DID
>> NOT HAVE
>> %^$ WITH HIM OR HER!!!
>He did answer me. His answer was sent in private. It was that ARS
>supports the RPA policy requiring flight suits and that it is the choice
>of the individual whether or not to wear a flight suit and receive
>training. Therefore, if one wishes to receive RPS/FAST sanctioned
>training at ARS, one must wear a flight suit.
>The key point here is that the organization may make whatever rules it
>pleases and that individuals have the choice whether or not they want to
>belong to the organization. As much as I dislike the policy, I have to
>agree with the right of RPA to make it. The organization has formed
>based on a concept of democracy and the majority appears to support the
>flightsuit requirement. As a member I disagree and have made my opinion
>Ernie and others have accused me of trying to cram my views down
>everyone else's throat but I believe that it is a significant point that
>it is the function of democracy to do just that -- to allow the majority
>to dictate to the minority. It is assumed that the majority is right.
>Here in the United States democracy was modified by the Constitution
>with its Bill of Rights that attempts to protect the minority against
>the tyranny of the majority but RPA is not the United States and does
>not have to live by the Bill of Rights and protect the minority.
>I agree now that it is perfectly acceptable for RPA to do whatever it
>wants to do. I just happen to disagree with some of RPA's policy. I
>believe that attempting to force people into a mold by wearing a uniform
>(and the flight suit is a uniform that is justified under the guise of
>"safety") is divisive and potentially fractionates our community.
>But it is their right to do and I support that right. But then, don't
>ask me to support the organization.
>Brian Lloyd 361 Catterline Way
>brian-yak at lloyd dot com Folsom, CA 95630
>+1.916.367.2131 (voice) +1.270.912.0788 (fax)
>I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things . . .
>- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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