Would you serve?

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Would you serve your nation if asked?

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  1. Avatar4321
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    Let's say someone you absolutely oppose was elected President. Despite this, he/she asks you to serve your nation in some specific capacity. Would you serve your nation even if you don't support the President?
     
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    Yes. This country is bigger than it's president.
     
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    it would depend on whether or not i believed what was being asked of me actually served the country.

    assuming that to be the case. yes, i would.

    i served in the military under some real douchebag cincs :lol:
     
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    Yes... I have served my country in the Army under a President I did not particularly like... I would indeed serve a position, not wavering from my truthful approach, my beliefs, nor my ideals
     
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    S/he didn't state this would necessarily mean military service... I think it goes without saying that a lot would depend on the moral implications of whatever 'Service' I was being asked to do.
     
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    'Let's say someone you absolutely oppose was elected President.'

    Ok...Charlie Sheen, for example.

    'Despite this, he/she asks you to serve your nation in some specific capacity.'

    I do not trust Charlie Sheen. He is probably trying to either con me into mowing his lawn, or act as a bag man in a bank heist.

    'Would you serve your nation even if you don't support the President'

    Technically speaking, I would only be serving Charlie Sheen....so the answer is 'no'.
     
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    No, I have principles.
     
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    Sure I would, but as Del says, I wouldn't do something that I thought was wrong. By that I mean illegal, immoral, or if I thought the actions was clearly not in the country's best interests.
     
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    J.E.D What's tha matta?

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    Depends. If I were asked to volunteer to invade a country for no other reason than the POTUS doesn't like them, then the answer is, no. Actually, I wouldn't volunteer to go to war at all unless the US was being invaded or the fight was of such importance that its outcome could lead to the end of the freedom that I now enjoy. If I were asked to help rebuild after a natural disaster, then, yes.
     
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    Ok...If Charlie Sheen asked me to bomb Libya for fun...oops...
     
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