Reader feedback: Army service a waste,

Re: Quote of the week, June 28 - July 4, Vol 10, No 25

I do not believe it is a good idea to have mandatory military service. One may serve his or her country some other way too. Not everybody is obsessed with fighting and weapons and waging war. Many years ago I was also conscripted into the army and I had to undertake a one-year service but I am still convinced that it was just a waste of time, not an efficient way to serve my country at all.

Komárno, Slovakia

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