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Should Obligatory Community/Military Service Be Introduced?
Obligatory Community/Military Service Should Be Introduced
Introducing obligatory community service would lead to many benefits for society.
Military conscription improves the safety and well-being of society.
Performing community/military service provides benefits for the individuals who participate.
Citizens have a moral duty to serve their society in return for the various rights and privileges that they are granted by society.
Compulsory service helps create shared values and identities in a highly individual and fragmented society.
Obligatory service is an unfair infringement upon citizens' rights to freedom and self-determination.
This policy is a waste of resources.
States with a surplus of conscripts will deploy them in harmful ways.
Mandatory community service will cause young people to resent it, and avoid volunteer work later in life.
People who do not want to do military/community service are unreliable as workers.
Militarized societies inherently posit violence and oppression as guiding cultural principles. Compulsory military service creates a dehumanized cultural condition.
The military is a terrible institution to work for.
A ban on the Burqa and Niqab should be introduced in the United Kingdom
The US military should actively recruit at least a few Humanist Chaplains.
Infidelity should be punished as hedonic damage.