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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Time to Say, Enough is Enough


Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Tennyson's poem The Charge of the Light Brigade, from which the "valley of death" lines come, describes a fatal and futile 1854 cavalry charge during the forgettable Crimean War. You can read the whole poem at www.dancelightly.com/valley-death.php

What is the proper balance between individual responsibility and blindly following the orders of an authority? When has the time come to say, enough is enough?

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Morality is contraband in war.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Further reading: Half Reveal and Half Conceal

Your Own Authority 
          

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