Byline: Hassan Ali
All young people should bear the responsibility for going through military or community service. In this age, it is very important for the young generation to be involved in such services as it develops a sense of nationalism within them, makes them realise that they have to do something for their country and everyone living in it.
At the same time, military service trains and helps the young people to develop qualities of discipline within them. It makes these young minds serious about life, and a sense of responsibility is born within these minds. It also assists them in strengthening their bodies from a young age. In a world, where crime and violence are common, going through military service will enable them to defend themselves against any perceived threat. This would not only keep them secure but would also make the society and the people around them safe.
Furthermore, military service can promote national unity in many ways. First, it allows young people to learn and train together, creating that shared experience of having served in the military. Then there is also that general understanding of what life in the army is like, what is required of the job, and what has to be done to protect the country. Young people can understand and develop an appreciation for the sacrifices that people in the military made for their country. And all of these can bring people together, especially when dealing with a cultural or political threat from other nations.
With young people preferred to go through military service, the public will be more aware and watchful of the government's decision, especially in terms of national security and the like. With training and understanding the military structure, young people will seek to understand more about the threats that face their country and will seek a greater voice on how their government approaches problems. It makes people understand the dangers faced by the military, especially the soldiers who work day and night and risk their lives. This brings respect in the eyes of the young generation and makes them feel that they also have to play a part in serving their country. It deepens the love for their country.
On the other hand, community service makes these young people understand the hardships and sufferings faced the lesser privileged people. Community service makes the young generation...