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10-24-2003, 01:58 AM
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You weren't one of the top 700 soldiers in the world, however. Connolly is one of the top 700 hockey players in the world. If you were given more responsibilities and promoted to general overnight, it may take some time before you actually do well at it. There are probably more than 700 generals in the world.

I don't mean to belittle what you did, but saying thousands of lives depended on you is a bit facile. The same argument could be made with a 911 operator who simply presses a button to connect someone with emergency services. Or an air traffic controller who simply does the normal, run-of-the-mill tasks to prevent air crashes.
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