Conscription Is No Good Means of Avoiding War

by Don Boudreaux on June 17, 2015

in Myths and Fallacies, War

A few people have e-mailed me today to ask my opinion of the argument that asserts that military conscription, by threatening to send the sons and daughters of politicians and other elites into war, would serve the excellent purpose of diminishing Uncle Sam’s eagerness to launch shooting wars.

I think very little of this argument.  Here are links to earlier posts on this specific matter:


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