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Old June 7, 2011, 06:01 PM   #71
Tennessee Gentleman
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Originally Posted by grayrock8@yahoo.com
Sort of like a soldier following/not following orders he knows to be illegal?
Yes. A person has no ethical duty to obey an immoral rule. Therefore one who refuses to follow said rule (even without open disagreement) is not untrustworthy or dishonest IMO. However, if caught then one must accept the consequences even if the rule was wrong. Another way of putting it is that an immoral rule is ethically invisible to an honest person.
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