A condensed opinion

Seeing something about that now-infamous phrase “activist judges” made me think about the general concept of loyalty and obedience. It seems to me that loyalty and obedience to a person or institution is a notion which leads to continual embarassment, simply because it is constantly superceded by the necessity of obedience to general principles, from which no one is exempt. Therefore loyalty to an individual or group is at best justified by its concurrence with just such a universal.

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