"Brett, It seems you have opened a can of worms with this thread. It is interesting to see the twists and turns that posters have made from bashing the RCC, Scouts, Baden Powells orientation and even each other.
Looking back at the posts, a lot of…"
"Like Chuck I am also a long time reader but first time poster. I agree with his points 100%.The post piqued my interest as I am involved in the Scouting movement, as a Cub Scout leader and echo the comments about Peter Pan being a good story - no…"
"Carl, Thank you so much for the kind words. I am thinking about giving 5/3/1 another go (I gave it a go a year or so ago). I just have to decide on the template I want. I am happy for any suggestions you may have since you have more experience with…"
"In the short term, podcasts, NPR, and youtube. Start with Ted Talks and Kahn Academy - just follow rabbit-holes of topics that sound interesting and see where they lead you.
But longer term, I'd suggest you need to get over "I hate…"
"If you don't know what someone is talking about, say "Tell me more, I am interested in what you know about that!".....everyone likes to talk and they will be flattered you asked them to fill you in...it works every time!"