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    do you think it could help britain become great again? and why?
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    No.

    Because conscripts fight badly, it would cost a ton of money to expand the armed forces enough to accommodate a conscript force, and because it doesn't solve any the problems it's proponents think it does. There will still be poverty, crime, a lack of self-respect and respect for others, etc., just like there was (to a greater degree, actually) when national service was used.
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    (Original post by Aphotic Cosmos)
    No.

    Because conscripts fight badly, it would cost a ton of money to expand the armed forces enough to accommodate a conscript force, and because it doesn't solve any the problems it's proponents think it does. There will still be poverty, crime, a lack of self-respect and respect for others, etc., just like there was (to a greater degree, actually) when national service was used.
    urrm no your completely ****ing wrong,there was a much greater respect for authority in those days, and there would be significantly less crime,and there would be alot more respect for all,good day sir,you have been owned.
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    no. do you really want to give chavs guns
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    Lol, in the H&R forum?


    I am in favour of National Service.
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    (Original post by didgeridoo12uk)
    no. do you really want to give chavs guns
    no i want people to stop calling them chavs and perpetuating predujice and have them taught how to be more respectful and responsible
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    No, I don't like idea of me going to fight for our country and leaving the people I love behind.
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    what has national service got to do with health and relationships
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    (Original post by arron)
    no i want people to stop calling them chavs and perpetuating predujice and have them taught how to be more respectful and responsible
    They get called chavs because they are disrespectful and irresponsible.

    Manners cost nothing, and they start with speaking properly.
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    im posting on H&R because this is where most posters are

    and barden, you do realise if people stopped that kind of langauge it would help right?
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    (Original post by arron)
    do you think it could help britain become great again? and why?
    Nope. What would we use it for? The army don't want it and quite frankly we don't have the money.
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    (Original post by arron)
    urrm no your completely ****ing wrong,there was a much greater respect for authority in those days, and there would be significantly less crime,and there would be alot more respect for all,good day sir,you have been owned.
    You kinda just owned yourself with that line of argument there. Also, there's always a space after commas.
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    (Original post by arron)
    no i want people to stop calling them chavs and perpetuating predujice and have them taught how to be more respectful and responsible
    your not going to do that with national service. sorting out their families / schools would be far more effective
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    (Original post by arron)
    urrm no your completely ****ing wrong,there was a much greater respect for authority in those days, and there would be significantly less crime,and there would be alot more respect for all,good day sir,you have been owned.

    *You're.


    Good day sir, you have been owned.
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    (Original post by arron)
    urrm no your completely ****ing wrong,there was a much greater respect for authority in those days, and there would be significantly less crime,and there would be alot more respect for all,good day sir,you have been owned.
    what about all those nasty anti-authority revolutionaries that originated from conscript armies, eeeh?
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    (Original post by arron)
    urrm no your completely ****ing wrong,there was a much greater respect for authority in those days, and there would be significantly less crime,and there would be alot more respect for all,good day sir,you have been owned.
    Actually in regards to the above statement, I think you are a bit wrong.

    Respect for authority has declined over the years meaning that there is an increase in crime. National service will encourage people the different methods of killing. Combine with the fact that people will steal weapons and equipment from the MOD and use it on other civilians, you are just looking at a bloodbath especially if 'black' teenagers get involved. I only say that because they take their postcode wars very seriously, even to death. So in regards to national service for today's young, I think it would be a very very bad idea.

    However, the reason why national service was so 'successful' in WW1 and WW2 was that there was proper respect for each other. Nowadays, the standards have slipped and society rules were more stricter than.

    I do advocate the right to bring back national service but only under the:
    1) Tightening of morals of today's society,
    2) Fighting proper wars, meaning like WW1 or WW2, not Kuwait or Iraq or Libya
 
 
 
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