I Was Only Following Orders: When to speak up, when to pull out, when to shut up

Added on 28th May 2012

"I was only following orders" didn't work for the Nazis tried at Nuremburg and it won't work now. Even in the relatively consultative and democratic setting of Australian civil society, however, few of us can escape some sort of chain of command - and uncomfortable situations challenging our understanding of what's right and wrong.

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