On Calculating Depth of Betrayal

The following is from a previous draft of Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life.

It’s no simple thing to calculate degree of betrayal, but it can be done. To do so, it’s necessary to consider the hierarchical manner in which we organize our value structures. We know that it is better to be a good person than a good parent or a good friend, as a good person subsumes good parent and good friend. It is better…