Have you ever seen the movie “Starship Troopers?” Did you really pay attention to the messages in it? Here, watch again:
Now, watch these and see if you can detect a connection:
And, if you listen to talk radio, I bet you’ve heard the National Guard videos where they glorify troopers getting ready to “serve their community” by doing battle against the elements. This push for service even extends down into our schools where students are now required to perform “community service” in order to graduate.
It’s all the same message: you are part of a global community and your job is to “serve the greater good.” Well, that’s all well and good,but let me ask you something:
When was the last time you read this book?
If it’s been more than 5 years, I strongly suggest you read it again — all of it, both stories!