Le 09/02/2012 17:01, Emmanuel Engelhart a écrit :
On 02/09/2012 09:11 AM, Ting Chen wrote:
> * The board is sharpening the criteria for payment processing.
processing is not a natural path to growth for a chapter; and
payment processing will likely be an exception -- most chapters will not
Without any financial autonomy (that means the ability to raise and
a chapter can only beg for money. I do not share your
vision of the chapter's future - neither for the "old" nor for the
That reminds me of a Selennites poem :
« With the raise of donations rise the questions ».
Who does it belong to? Whose share is it? Mine! Mine!
Same old story. There ain't such a thing as free money. You have to love
it more than any cause. You have to pay with disputes and parasites.
Money comes with dirty rules and characters.