Quote from: Tabsdad on November 17, 2020, 13:55:15 pmVery true, rarely do people join at the minimum age as a first job.
Quote from: Tabsdad on November 17, 2020, 13:51:32 pm.....an excuse for what?
Quote from: paulinfrance on November 17, 2020, 13:43:57 pmAre you sure,,, people don't leave school any more to become one of the above jobs, but change their job when the find that it's not what they expected them to be,,
Quote from: PDR on November 17, 2020, 12:30:02 pmWe don't use recognition police, fire and health workers in the UK...
Quote from: SMF on November 17, 2020, 13:30:58 pmI can answer that one easily.
People admire what he has achieved but do not want his political views rammed down their throats. Simple as that.
QuoteIf Lewis had this level of success as a footballist they'd be building shrines to him. I don't understand why he gets the negative reactions
Quote from: paulinfrance on November 17, 2020, 11:20:43 amPolice, Firefighters and health workers get little recondition
Quote from: Tabsdad on November 17, 2020, 11:11:43 amNot quite sure why you brought up personal qualifications into this but as you have:
I have no Degrees or higher education......but (in the service of and in contribution to, the country I was born, live and am a citizen of and the community I have served, which is supposed to be what Honours are about) I have been under heavy, multiple, automatic weapon fire, petrol bombed, nail bombed spat at and verbally abused by the people I was sent to protect, have entered burning buildings to carry out rescues, cut seriously injured and traumatised people from wreckage and cleared body parts from railways and roads. I have never been recognised for it either financially nor on paper, neither have those in the same position as me. We will never even be considered for a Knighthood let alone offered one yet people place a racing driver on a pedestal to admire and worship as a role model who chooses not to live here, is embarrassed by their citizenship and paid obscene sums of money for the privilege.
That for me reinforces the comment that people are indeed, wierd.