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Macron to make national service MANDATORY for 16-year-olds in bizarre new bid for UNITY FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron will make national service mandatory for 16-year-olds under a shock new €1billion trial, it has been revealed.
originally posted by: Britguy
While I am all for some sort of social service, to teach the young people useful skills and self reliance, we first need to completely overhaul the entire political and social structure, otherwise it's just another means of providing cannon fodder for the warmongers and bankers.
Everything these days is done for profit! If someone, somewhere is not making themselves rich, or richer, then it has no chance of being enacted. Doing things for the betterment of society as a whole just doesn't cut it unfortunately as the political class, those career politicians, spend most of their time and energy keeping the rest of us down, enriching themselves and engaging in criminal activity that they pass laws to protect, when it's them doing it.
If society is ever to change, in any meaningful way, we therefore need to keep those who crave power out of office at all costs. I know, I almost sound like a "Socialist" here but the alternative, as we see right now, is corporate fascism and totalitarianism, giving the illusion of choice with regular elections, but still controlled by the same old monied power elites.
There is urban decay everywhere which could easily be fixed, but we first need to foster some sense of pride in society and involve them in changing it and building a better place for us all. Lowered educational standards, the selfie, me-me-me generation growing up on a diet of pulp Tv and reality Tv stars / celebrities, corporate media entertainment created plastic people living plastic lives, that the public are spoon fed and strive to emulate, all drive down basic morality and ethical behaviour. In short, it's simple social engineering to keep the masses dumbed down and more controllable.
originally posted by: eletheia
originally posted by: musicismagic
When it is punishable to punish your children , then you get the unpunishable leadership as we are seeing these days.
And stop raising entitled snowflakes?
originally posted by: ManFromEurope
a reply to: Malak777
The first few paragraphs sound like being from Hitlers' "Mein Kampf". BE PREPARED AND LET OUR YOUTH TAKE UP THE GOOD FIGHT!
No, thats not how you or Macron should solve this. And I haven't read the article, but I guess that Macron didn't have something rascist in mind.
In this story, Socrates has been convicted of corrupting the youth of Athens and introducing strange gods, and has been sentenced to die by drinking poison hemlock. Socrates uses his death as a final lesson for his pupils rather than fleeing when the opportunity arises, and faces it calmly.
originally posted by: Britguy
it's just another means of providing cannon fodder for the warmongers and bankers.
I was in Leicester, UK, for a few days and stayed in the Muslim area. I was well impressed with their civility and society. The kids are very good and very polite, even to me who am not Muslim. I truly believe that Islamic community is morally in much better health than the native former Christian British. I can't actually believe my eyes that it has degenerated so quickly. I don't like what my parents are about. I find them very greedy, selfish, ignorant and neglecting. They did not live up to their responsibilities to me as my parents. They were more interested in making illegal money. I love them, but I see clearly how corrupt they are and how that has destroyed Britain as this generation have beaved like this en masse and it has shown in their political choices. They are a terribly corrupt, abusing and neglecting generation.
France is already trying,