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Old 05-29-2013, 08:23 AM   #7
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Re: Memorial Day and Zanshin

Conrad Gustafson wrote: View Post
Not completely true. Many young people are pressured into joining the military for economic reasons. It's not the same as a draft, but when you don't have a viable alternative, I would still call that pressure. I would wager that it doesn't happen by accident.
Speaking to that, here's a really good essay by one of my favorite authors on this very subject.
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