“..Eventually, I solved my dilemma when I realised it was not the career options which were unattractive – but instead answering to others – which was implicit in employment.
For example when I was called up for the then three months’ compulsory military training -
- a stand-off ensued when I refused -
- explaining I was incapable of tolerating being shouted at.
It wasn’t belligerency but reality – and consistent with my similar refusal to do the then Tuesday afternoon army training at school -
- for which I appeared in the school magazine’s military notes as a deserter.
A like-minded mate spent most of his three months’ “service” in the brig -
- having repeatedly dropped officers for yelling at him..”
..there has to be a t-shirt in that:..
“..i am incapable of tolerating being shouted at..”)
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