However, discipline does not exist on its own. It must have some quantifiable measure to gauge its effectiveness. These quantifiable measures are called standards.
We traverse through the cold to reach the last sanatorium up in the heights, where Thomas Mann wrote Tristan . During the journey, an unexpected event suddenly halts the train. This is not purely hazardous. A roll of the dice will never abolish chance .
But we will be safe and sound. It has all been foreseen, evaluated, predicted, anticipated… security and safeness considered. The train is a metaphor  or the impetus to reach an illusory point that can never be met.
The artefact is in the way. Now you are on the bandwagon. As the curve reaches closer to its fate a rite of passage is lived over and over again. The phase change of water chemistry, sublimation.
Through this experiment our participants will reunite in the good death, an escape or weaning . In other lands and times it would have been an object of superstitious reverence or dread.
The intrusion of an impure element then results in the instant-freezing of the water. It is something completely irrational. Some have themselves brought to the tops of mountains with trains, cable cars and even helicopters. It is often thought that this is to appreciate a sublime, untameable nature, since it has been already the theme of many a sublime Romantic painting or poem.
But in fact most Alpine mountain tops are as artificial as a Dutch polder, not just with the cross on top of it, but with mines dug underneath, avalanche protection, restaurants, hotels, ski slopes, ski lifts, half pipes for snowboarders, artificial lakes to produce artificial snow, a view on the urbanized valley below, and in summer cows not for the production of milk and meat but for maintenance.
All of this is realized only to enable people dressed in special clothes, helmets and harnesses, to throw themselves down again literally as soon as they have arrived on top, using sleighs, ski, snowboards or specially designed, and high-tech so-called freeride mountain bikes.
They hardly have a choice. It has to go fast. Even the sky is filled with gliders and para gliders, enjoying the turbulence along the slopes.
An aspect of danger, and at least a flirt with a latent death wish should be involved to feel alive, as a faint memory of older myths. Innsbruck, the city where I live, is one of the innovation centres of Alpine sports.
From the Hungerburg a cable car takes people further up to the North Park with the Seegrube and the Hafelekar, just left of which we find a mountain peak called Frau Hitt.
According to different sagas, Frau Hitt once was a woman, a giant queen. About why she turned to stone the stories differ but the best-known version tells that she was so stingy, that when a beggar asked for some food, she gave him a stone instead.
So the beggar cursed her, turned Frau Hitt and her horse in stone and left her in the place where we can still find her today.
In winter she is dressed in snow; in spring she unveils herself to become the unreachable piece of stone she is in summer, alternatingly attracting and repelling us.
All in all, we can see the landscape of the Nordkette in Innsbruck as a complex ecosystem, which is defined by man and nature in equal parts. It includes the social, the economical and even the incorporeal and invisible systems of language: It is no different with the landscape of La Diavolezza, a mountain and skiing area near Pontresina in the Swiss Alps, named after a beautiful fairy-queen who allegedly seduced young huntsmen who saw her bathing in Lej Nair, a frozen lake at the summit of the Bernina Pass.
The huntsmen who followed her disappeared mysteriously and somehow one must expect they were frozen to death. With this new-found peace of mind came the first glimmerings of drowsiness. A good idea, he thought, to sleep off to death. It was like taking an anaesthetic.DISCIPLINE can mean something to one person and have a whole different mean to someone else.
To some, DISCIPLINE is a way of life, and to others, DISCIPLINE is something they were taught. I knew DISCIPLINE was going to be the word I chose to research because in .
There is no fact more important than that today. In a time of a persistent conflict, such as the one we are in, NCOs step forward with an adhesive strength to keep our Army on track and rolling along. Army Discipline and Standards ALC-A Action: Examine Army Standards and Discipline and Key Concepts of the Army Profession Conditions: As a learner and leader attending the ALC-LCC, acting as a squad leader using an organizational-level leadership perspective in a classroom environment, given references, complex scenarios, practical.
Military Discipline is a state of order and obedience existing within a command.
Self discipline in the military is where soldiers do the 4 rights without being told, even in the absence of the commander. Discipline is created within a unit by instilling a sense of confidence and responsibility in each individual. Standards and Discipline This week on the NCO Guide CSM (Ret) Dan Elder and CSM (Ret) Archie Davis talk about Standards and Discipline in NCO Guide podcast #6.
We look at and define Standards, review doctrine, and ask ourselves and YOU about standards and discipline? Please add comments here in the comments section, or call our . 25th ID enforces standards and discipline.
By Maj and Family members on the 25th Infantry Division standards. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt basic standards for individual discipline, appearance.