There are already more than Six Thousand answers to that question ‑ and there are many, many more to follow.
How do I make that out? There are more than 6000 Rotarians in the world and many more to come. Each has his own individual conception of Rotarianism and he will continue to have it even if a brief concise definition of the word be generally accepted. You can't hold Rotarianism in words any longer than you can hold the spirit of brotherly love in a bushel basket." Paul P. Harris, writing the July 1912 issue of the National Rotarian.