Articles from November 2011



Section NE-3A 2000 Conclave Issues

The 2000 Section NE-3A conclave was hosted by Shu Shu Gah Lodge #24 and held at Ten Mile River’s Camp Keowa. The theme was “Test Yourselves and So Discover”. Thanks to Roy Weatherbee for the images.

There was a Participant Patch with a loop:

Section NE-3A 2000 Participant Pocket Patch

There was also a pocket patch without the loop sold in the Trading Post.

Section NE-3A Pocket Patch

and a jacket patch of the same design:

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2011 Northeast Region Gathering Of Leaders

2011 brought a change to the traditional Section Officers Seminar. The training remained, but the event was renamed “Gathering of Leaders.” The first one was held at Camp Alpine in early November 2011. There were tow patches issued for the event, the first was for participants.

2011 Northeast Region Gathering Of Leaders Participant Patch

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The expert as expert, a bookish sort consulting what is already known, cannot by his nature learn anything new, because then he wouldn’t be an expert. He would be an entrepreneur, a statesman, or an Artist with a capital A. The expert critic can make these non-expert entrepreneurs more wise, perhaps, by telling them about the past. But he must settle for low wages. Smartness of the expert’s sort cannot proceed to riches.

Economics teaches this. What it teaches is the limit on social engineering. It teaches that we can be wise and good but not foresighted in detail. Economics has something to teach the humanities, if they happen to think they know the future of art. It has a lot to teach experts, if they believe in magic….If You’re So Smart: The Narrative of Economic Expertise

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Amazon Cyber Deals

Amazon Cyber Monday Deals Week

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Weekly Roundup – NY OA Trader November 21 – November 27, 2011

Busy Weekend? Away at Camp or Fellowship, unpacking from a TOR?

If you missed out on a great post from last week, here’s a quick list of the posts that you may want to check out:

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Section NE-3B 2005 Conclave

conclaveThe 2005 Section NE-3B Conclave was held at Camp Trimount and hosted by Half Moon Lodge #28.  The theme for the weekend was ‘The Path Less Traveled’.

There were at least five  items issued for the weekend, a pocket patch:

Section NE-3B 2005 Pocket Patch

There was also a pocket Patch with a red border, not sure the purpose for this one. Can anyone confirm the reason for the two border colors?

Section NE-3B 2005 Red Pocket Patch

and a Jacket Patch of the same design:

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Buying Links to Amazon Holiday Deals

Thanks for your continued support, via Amazon orders that begin with clicks here, regardless of what you ultimately order!

Amazon’s Top 100 Books of 2011

Amazon Movie and TV Deals

Amazon Magazine Deals through Decmeber 3

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Shu Shu Gah Lodge #24 2011 Indian Seminar Staff Patch eA2011-2

The weekend of November 18- 20, 2011 was the 11th Annual Shu Shu Gah Lodge #24 Indian Seminar. There were two patches issued for the event.

The first was the participant patch, here is the second. The Staff patch.

Shu Shu Gah Lodge #24 2011 Indian Seminar Staff Patch eA2011-2

The stats for this one are:
eA2011-2 BLK C WHT TUR WHT 2011 FDL, TUR 11th Annual Shu Shu Gah Indian Seminar WHT 24, Staff

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Earlier ages had labored under the misapprehension that no man or group of men can profit but by the loss of others. In entirely demolishing this fallacy, 18th-century social philosophy and economics paved the way for the unprecedented achievements of modern Western civilization. Ludwig von Mises‘s 1958 essay “Economic Freedom in the Present-Day World,”

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