The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby jimmyz » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:42 am

exploited wrote:I would have gladly done the two years, myself. It would have allowed me to do some travelling and shoot some big guns. Hell yes.

Also, jimmy, you're dumb.


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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby gla22 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:05 pm

I think it is stupid to make it mandatory. Alot of highly productive things have been done by 18-25 year olds because they have the time to experiment, start new businesses ect. I think a voluntary program to teach young Americans job skills, build national unity ect. wouldn't be a bad idea if it was administered properly.
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby eynon81 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:00 pm

gla22 wrote:I think it is stupid to make it mandatory. Alot of highly productive things have been done by 18-25 year olds because they have the time to experiment, start new businesses ect. I think a voluntary program to teach young Americans job skills, build national unity ect. wouldn't be a bad idea if it was administered properly.


that's called college.
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby The Dharma Bum » Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:13 pm

College trains people for professional services. That's the intended purpose of higher education. Or it should be.

It's the people who aren't needed in the professional service sector who should focused upon by a national training program. Maybe it will take some emphasis off of getting a useless degree or whatever and put some on becoming part of a useful national labor force.

Definitely not mandatory, though. That's another step toward totalitarianism.
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby eynon81 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:28 pm

The Dharma Bum wrote:College trains people for professional services. That's the intended purpose of higher education. Or it should be.

It's the people who aren't needed in the professional service sector who should focused upon by a national training program. Maybe it will take some emphasis off of getting a useless degree or whatever and put some on becoming part of a useful national labor force.

Definitely not mandatory, though. That's another step toward totalitarianism.


the list of countries with mandatory military service include:
-Austria
-Finland
-Denmark
-Switzerland
and
-Norway

not exactly a totalitarian bunch there.
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby The Dharma Bum » Sat Nov 16, 2013 12:48 pm

it's forced servitude, so there is indeed a totalitarianistic aspect to all of those societies

we should be less like that that, not more.

That's the problem with US society there are two totalitarianistic perspectives in government that are battling it out for how they want society to be more in control of individuals. Both are essentially irrational. It's all based on a fear based reaction by a mass of dimly aware people to various forms of sensationalistic propaganda and thus the vicious result of the worst sort of bullshittery

Someday every human will live in a big building and will need to be biometrically scanned for access privileges to go from room to room.

I hope I'm dead before that happens. lol
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby The Comrade » Sun Nov 17, 2013 5:25 pm

eynon81 wrote:
The Dharma Bum wrote:College trains people for professional services. That's the intended purpose of higher education. Or it should be.

It's the people who aren't needed in the professional service sector who should focused upon by a national training program. Maybe it will take some emphasis off of getting a useless degree or whatever and put some on becoming part of a useful national labor force.

Definitely not mandatory, though. That's another step toward totalitarianism.


the list of countries with mandatory military service include:
-Austria
-Finland
-Denmark
-Switzerland
and
-Norway

not exactly a totalitarian bunch there.

three former nazis, a bunch of nazi supporters, and f**k finland. your case isn't very strong, eynon
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby eric » Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:12 pm

Yeah the US should definitely not do this.

Also, the US should work to decrease the amount of people doing military service.
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby eric » Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:15 pm

Leviathan wrote:World Papers: "American children complain about free 2 year trip to work jobs around the world"

This is precisely why we need MNS.


Yeah I heard Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa are so nice these days. It's so great how you can go over there and be stuck on a base, for a year with nothing to do, not being able to see your family, or go do things you want with your life. Oh and even better? If you get to go off the base you get to experience being shot at!
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Re: The US should have 2 year mandatory national service

Postby eynon81 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:01 am

The Comrade wrote:three former nazis, a bunch of nazi supporters, and f**k finland. your case isn't very strong, eynon



three former nazis? da fuq are you talking about?
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