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Interrogator: ‘Do you really think for a moment that your friends would do as much for you as you seem to be ready to do for them?’
Odette: ‘Yes, I do but the point is unimportant. I do not barter loyalty against loyalty. I am no shopkeeper, Monsieur, and I sell nothing by the pound. If they were prepared to betray me that would not influence my decision in any way. I am only responsible to my own conscience.’
Jerrard Tickell (p.257)
I will not permit the coherence of my moral universe to be affected by the incoherence of somebody else’s.