The basis of all morality is duty, a concept with the same relation to group that self-interest has to individual. Nobody preached duty to these kids in a way they could understand--that is, with a spanking. But the society they were in told them endlessly about their 'rights.'
The result of which should have been predictable, since a human being has no natural rights of any nature.
Colonel Dubois in Starship Troopers
Submitted by Kyle Patrick on November 9, 1997.
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