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Chiefly Thoughts

Thoughts On Cheerfulness

When Chingachgook, Chief of the Delaware people, created a brotherhood that would memorialize the efforts of his son, Uncas, and...

Thoughts on An Arrowman's Primary Duty

Regardless of who we are, where we're from, and when we became members, each of us inducted as youth have...

Thoughts on The Nature of Camping

The founders of both the Scouting Movement and the Order of the Arrow valued camping as a way to teach...

Thoughts on Brotherhood and Fellowship

When Dr. Goodman founded our great and honored Order, he glimpsed a vision. This vision was his dream of unity...

Thoughts on Camping and the Outdoor Experience

Some of my fondest memories in Scouting and as a young man have been directly related to the times I...

Thoughts on The Power of One

The idea of "power" is quite remarkable. Empires have both come to being at its hand and conversely fallen because...

Duty to Country

The Order of the Arrow has always served as one of the pinnacles of service to our country, not because...

Thoughts on Leadership

Leadership has been studied for years, dating back to the writings of Attila the Hun. Philosophers, business managers, psychologists, and...