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Is military training necessary for freshmen?

( Updated: 2015-08-28 07:39

thedrunkingpig (UK)

Self discipline is important. Being told to follow orders is not.

Team building is very important, however, this takes years of practice and requires other skills such as communication skills, something that the average Chinese fails to have. Now I don't see how this training will help build team building skills when they are forced to obey orders from others.

Is military training necessary for freshmen?

An officer directs a group of high school students during a 9-day military training program in Southwest China's Chongqing on Monday. High school and first-year university students are required to take part in military training in China in order to promote patriotism, increase awareness of national defense, and develop good will and character. [Photo/IC]

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