Tuesday, October 22, 2013

100 Words a Day 419

“But they did it out of a sense of loyalty to their coach!” John said.

“Yeah and they betrayed their school and all their fans!” Jeff responded.

“So,” Veronica said, rolling her eyes before continuing. “The idea of betrayal is inherent in the concept of loyalty. Much as virtue never tested is no virtue at all, a person who never has to choose between two things isn’t loyal to anything. Basically, you guys are criticizing or praising them for making a choice in a situation where they are forced to hurt someone. I’m sure no one is happy with it.”

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