> Oracle most strategic, whose ability in managing armed troops makes
> Napoleon's one look like toy-soldiers playing, kindly shade your
> tactical light on this hideous problem of mine.
> I am a 27 years old Italian guy, I graduated in electronics engineering
> exactly one year ago, specializing in s/w engineering, and since then
> I've been both working as an information systems designer and attending
> a PhD course in AI & NeuralNetworks. This is to say that things seemed
> to go along fairly well for me....until the beginning of this year.
> On Jan 1st, after a most happy end-of-the-year party, my beloved girl
> left me (the reasons for this remain uncomprehensible to me), and after
> a few weeks she began dating actively with a friend of both (may this
> help to comprehend?).
> Two depressed weeks after the Italian Government sent me a letter with
> a job offer I couldn't refuse, so that on Feb 5th I went to a nearby
> small town to be involved in an amazing set of interesting things: I
> had strange pyrotechnical experiences, was able to understand the real
> value of even simple things, like a well prepared meal, was allowed to
> meet people whose very existence had been unbelievable to me since
> All this came with just a couple of drawbacks: I was supposed to do the
> above always marching in group of forty peple named "platoons" and to
> compress my vocabulary to no more than two words: "Yessir" and "No
> Sir". Yet I supposed that if the Allmighty, whose Universenet arm you
> are, had meant for me to be a soldier, I would then be borne with a
> green baggy skin, so I'm upset a bit and think to dive into atheism.
> Now I spend my days in a dirty barrack, washing 976 dishes plus extras
> any three days, serving as a janitor or a sentinel on weekends, and all
> this is supposed to last twelve months, until Feb 3rd, 1993.
> >>>>>>>>>>>>> A L L T H I S C O N S I D E R E D
> Please, please, great Oracle,
> ... would You tell me what black spirit I have offended, to deserve
> this revenge.
> ... would You please reconsider the choice You AllKnowing made about my
> destiny, education, ability, etc., and offer my an opportunity as
> an hotdog street seller in a VERY pacific and disarmed country.
> ... would you uncover the secret about the IQ-threshold level the Army
> uses in selecting its officers: do they really accept only negative