à bas le ciel
Thursday, 6 June 2019
Virtue begins and ends with a refusal to compromise.
Virtue begins and ends with a refusal to compromise; but people do not regard "being uncompromising" as a virtue.
(I could have, instead, structured this sentence around defiance and apathy: virtue begins and ends with defiance in the face of apathy, but to be defiant isn't perceived as a virtue.)
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