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Military service in France

The government is trying to set up a two week, compulsory civil service for all young people, on the lines of military service. The intention seems to be to bring together young people so that the different classes and social groups intermingle and review their relationship with the French State.
Seems a total waste of time to me.
Any thoughts?
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Re: Military service in France

For kids that come from a solid family and that are well brought up (regardless of social class) it will do more harm than good. In fact it will be a disaster. You will just create more problem kids.

The school our kids went to in Paris was well, let's say, a bit hot. And it was one of the better schools. Half the reason we left. Education begins at home.

Certainly my kids will not be going.
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And how, heart, will you get them out of it? Medical certificate? Not going could impede their access to higher education.
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Re: Military service in France

Move back to the UK.

No way are they going.
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It is only for two weeks.
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"Certainly my kids will not be going"

It's compulsory - get your snowflakes in line.

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I wouldn't mind going to assault some courses but I don't suppose that elderly female migrants are included...........

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Kids are half British so they will be excempt due to Brexit.

All these kids will do is learn how to fire a gun and probably end up in later life joining the local chasse.

Not sure that is a good idea on the grounds of public safety.
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