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>>> Armies exist to defend realm & its interests. Not to act as social workers. National Service a bad idea. Practically & philosophically.
>>> War is an ugly thing. Best waged by volunteer professionals. Putting civilians in uniform risks psychopaths or cowards with guns. >>
>>> it's tempting therefore to imagine military service a universal good. WW1's shellshocked generation shows what square pegs feel.
People who've served in the military look back on the friendship, the fun, the silliness, and the serious purpose with fondness.>>>
Is anyone bored of "WOE, WOE, THE TORIES WON" articles on CIF? Me Neither. http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/may/10/traumatised-by-the-election-result-a-psychotherapists-recovery-guide …
What is best in life? To see your enemies driven before you and to hear the lamentation of his women. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/may/11/cry-election-emotion-left-tories-empathy …
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