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MPs send soldiers to war, but few have gone themselves

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The CBC reports this like it’s a surprise.  After the two World Wars, the number of people who served is quite small…around 1% of the population. 

This is one reason why the obligation to remember the impact of warfare is a part of citizenship – someone has to remind the elected leaders why they should hesitate before committing troops to harm’s way.

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Written by sameo416

November 10, 2012 at 7:20 pm

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