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" I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. "
Genes, Brains, and Politics: Self-selection and Social Life - Sidan 25
efter Elliott White - 1993 - 193 sidor
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Public and Private Morality

Stuart Hampshire - 1978 - 143 sidor
...other sorts of reasons can make on him. Recall EM Forster's remark: 'I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the courage to betray my country.'2 He was not talking about public office, but similar problems can arise...
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Violence and Police Culture

Tony Coady - 2000 - 326 sidor
...23 One is reminded of EM Forster's equally misguided expostulation: 'I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and...hope I should have the guts to betray my country', Two Cheers for Democracy, pp. 68-9. 24 Mike W. Martin argues that we frequently ask too much of whistleblowers,...
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Independent Spirit: Essays

Hubert Butler, Elisabeth Sifton - 2000 - 588 sidor
...a prewar point of view with a wartime utterance of 1940. First 1939: I hate the idea of causes and, if I had to choose between betraying my country and...hope I should have the guts to betray my country. . . . There is a terror and a hardness in this creed of personal relationships, urbane and mild though...
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Stickin': The Case For Loyalty

James Carville - 2000 - 224 sidor
...eye. Also in England, the novelist EM Fbrster wrote an essay called "What I Believe" in which he said, "If I had to choose between betraying my country and...hope I should have the guts to betray my country" 2 He wrote this in 1939, which was the year full-scale war broke out in Europe, but what would the...
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Morals Under the Gun: The Cardinal Virtues, Military Ethics, and American ...

James H. Toner
...Immorality of the Military Profession main loyal to his friend? The writer EM Forster once contended, "If I had to choose between betraying my country and...friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."6 Can there be no hierarchy of values, no sophistication whatsoever, in the values preached...
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The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf

Sue Roe, Susan Sellers - 2000 - 286 sidor
...ever and ever, and not this outer life of telegrams and anger', wrote Forster, and, more famously, 'if I had to choose between betraying my country and...friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country'.10 This is a position regarding patriotism that Woolf, in her feminist polemic Three Guineas...
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Alan Bennett: A Critical Introduction

Joseph H. O'Mealy - 2001 - 169 sidor
...emotional distance from the implications of his treachery. He mocks EM Forster's famous statement — "If I had to choose between betraying my country and...hope I should have the guts to betray my country" — as "nancy rubbish" (251) because "friend" is Forster's code word for homosexual partner. That kind...
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Love's Philosophy

Richard John White - 2001 - 159 sidor
...emphasize the possibility of conflict between public virtue and our own private good. As Forster writes, "If I had to choose between betraying my country and...friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."23 But what is not often grasped is the sense in which most of our active moral life takes...
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Friends Forever: A Book of Quotations

Peggy Bresnick, Ariel Books - 2001 - 373 sidor
...cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend. Jlenru JJ avia J nor eau A f I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying...friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my couniry. 0. Jn. Jorsfer e такes по r lena who never ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Vjl rearer love hath...
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Nixon Agonistes: The Crisis of the Self-made Man

Garry Wills - 2002 - 617 sidor
...was foreign to him — as would have been EM Forster's famous dictum: "I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and...hope I should have the guts to betray my country." Forster equates, in the modern manner, country with Cause. Lee did not. He was not fighting for any...
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