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2 years ago  ::  Jun 14, 2015 - 9:58PM #1
RJMcElwain
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Does anyone have any thoughts about the many resolutions coming before General Convention shortly?

Here they are.

 http://www.generalconvention.org/home/legislative-resources
Robert J. McElwain

"The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." (Supposedly)Thomas Jefferson

"He who is not angry when there is just cause for anger is immoral."
St. Thomas Aquinas

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato
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2 years ago  ::  Jun 18, 2015 - 1:26AM #2
AnglicanFirst
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I have some thoughts.


There are far, far too many resolutions.  The only effect of one passing will be nothing on the world at large but satisfaction by those proposing the resolution that it was passed.


The General Convention has lost its ability to focus on issues of real importance.


The General Convention lacks leadership.


Just my opinion, and once I was almost wrong, but I caught it in time,


Grant

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2 years ago  ::  Jun 18, 2015 - 9:42AM #3
RJMcElwain
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Grant,



You're right.  There are a ton of Resolutions. I haven't had time to read through all of  them or even most of them. However, there are some that are interesting, such as those dealing with reducing the ridiculous number of Dioceses we have and leaving more money in the local congregations, rather than sending so much of it up the hill for the hierarchs.


All in all, it should be a fun show.

Robert J. McElwain

"The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." (Supposedly)Thomas Jefferson

"He who is not angry when there is just cause for anger is immoral."
St. Thomas Aquinas

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato
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2 years ago  ::  Jun 18, 2015 - 9:12PM #4
RJMcElwain
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By the way, at last count, there were about 390 Resolutions to come before the Convention.

Robert J. McElwain

"The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." (Supposedly)Thomas Jefferson

"He who is not angry when there is just cause for anger is immoral."
St. Thomas Aquinas

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato
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2 years ago  ::  Jun 27, 2015 - 4:43PM #5
Dutch777
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Forget those cocamammie  resolutions and deep six them, along with those chinzy cucumber sandwiches, and have a wing ding banquet with a different wine for each course.   The real work gets done behind the scene in private meetings anyway.


All those hundreds of resolutions show mental disorganization.  Kiss

The Path
To Moon
lake
Doesn't Go
There.

So Walk
Your own
DharmaPath
And Be
Mindful

Dutch
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2 years ago  ::  Jun 27, 2015 - 5:11PM #6
RJMcElwain
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And now, we have a new Presiding Bishop.



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Robert J. McElwain

"The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." (Supposedly)Thomas Jefferson

"He who is not angry when there is just cause for anger is immoral."
St. Thomas Aquinas

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato
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