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Old 05-20-2019, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Unreconstructed Man View Post
Surely, if you’re a coward you shouldn’t be in the military anyway.

I can only remember supporting one war in my lifetime, and that was the war against Afghanistan right after 9/11. However horribly it was mishandled, there was no doubt in my mind that going in was the right decision. But there’s no way in hell I’d have ever joined the army, even though I was eligible at the time. I’d have made a terrible soldier! I don’t have the discipline, I doubt I could ever bring myself to shoot anyone, and I’d probably have just gotten my fellow soldiers killed. There’s better people for that job and there always will be. Does that mean I can’t speak out in favour of any war, no matter how justified?
You can speak out for anything you wish, of course. But others can also speak out, including by making judgments about you.
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