General Smedley Butler wrote this classic, of course. back in 1935. 1935.. Beyond living memory for most Westerners now, I think.
But read it if you haven’t and given our parlous school system, from preschool to University, I’ll bet you haven’t.
Read it and tell me how much of it you think fits today.
Just have a read. It’s not a great big long thing. And here it is, for free: