Jump to content

Welcome to Aston Villa Forum - avillafan.com

Welcome to Aston Villa Forum - avillafan.com, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be apart of Aston Villa Forum - avillafan.com by signing in or creating an account.

  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
  • Get your own profile page and make new friends
  • Send personal messages to other members.



Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Loyalvillan

National Service

Recommended Posts

I didn't mean that in a negative way. School do what they should do but they don't help you with changes to adult hood.

Respect and self discipline.

Actually had a convo the other day with the wife and both agreed that there should be a compulsory work experience scheme.

Not the one where you find the job you would like to do and spend two weeks there. You should be forced into doing all different types of job over say a 2 month period.

See what you are good at, like etc.

I wonder how many adults grow up wishing they took a different career path but feel trapped by mortgages and bills etc?

State schools no longer offer even the two weeks of work experience that they used to because the government cut all the funding and the support systems within local authorities for this.

With the best will in the world, there's no way any school can secure placements for hundreds of students without that assistance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Men and women wanted to fight for this country of ours in the early wars in a time where we were no where near as multicultural as we are today. And for a Country they loved

My fear on conscription or National service in todays society in our country would be in my opinion a open door for any radical organisation to infiltrate the system we have and gain momentum from within.

Although these men and women can go abroad at the moment and "get trained" so to speak, giving them access to our training and weapon systems would be again in my opinion a recipe for disaster.

Unfortunately there are factions of our society (and quite large ones) that aren't willing to accept our way of life and the "British" Flag. Therefore it simply would not work.

Nearly got into a lot of trouble expressing my views on my CLM ( command leadership management) course over this subject, but feel quite strongly about it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Men and women wanted to fight for this country of ours in the early wars in a time where we were no where near as multicultural as we are today. And for a Country they loved

My fear on conscription or National service in todays society in our country would be in my opinion a open door for any radical organisation to infiltrate the system we have and gain momentum from within.

Although these men and women can go abroad at the moment and "get trained" so to speak, giving them access to our training and weapon systems would be again in my opinion a recipe for disaster.

Unfortunately there are factions of our society (and quite large ones) that aren't willing to accept our way of life and the "British" Flag. Therefore it simply would not work.

Nearly got into a lot of trouble expressing my views on my CLM ( career leadership management) course over this subject, but feel quite strongly about it.

I agree mate, if people want to live in this country respect our culture or leave. Same as we would have to if we chose to live in another country.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Teachers can only teach students what they can. You cant really teach kids discipline and respect and i think the only way you can do that is by putting them in the forces

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Teachers can only teach students what they can. You cant really teach kids discipline and respect and i think the only way you can do that is by putting them in the forces

Start with parents !

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If a kid hasn't learnt respect from their parents then National service wouldn't make a blind bit of difference. We have removed all the deterents that once kept most arseholes in line.

Whats a Sergeant Major going to do to a conscript who doesn't want to be there, shout at him a bit ? is that really going to worry some kid who grew up with no respect for the rules ? that kid would know full well that if Sarg laid a hand on him then Sarg would be flung out the Army and the kid would be straight onto a lawyer suing the Army.....or he'd just stab him and take a couple of years in prison as preferable to a couple in the Army.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Start with parents !

agreed, but with some many Feral parents rasing feral children it would give those kids a better chance to gain discipline and have a better more productive life!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

agreed, but with some many Feral parents rasing feral children it would give those kids a better chance to gain discipline and have a better more productive life!

Too late for many by that age, sadly.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

×