never join a Roman Legion then, if you do not see the point of drilled discipline.
So, we have established you'll never have an Empire, good for you.
When you are surrounded by some wild stone age inner city faction, intent on cutting your throat, I shall myself stand back and watch, with sardonic amusement, how you personally deal with it.
Have you ever been the wrong side of Albanian gangsters in a dark alley?
In summary, the armed forces and also the Police adopt the old style training to get a group to work together - there is as yet nothing better. If you'd prefer them to mince about as touchy feely free spirited individuals then good luck to you when you really need them.
Many people forget that, when a tiger is in your nursery, you shoot; you regret the noble beast's demise, but at some moments, there is no choice