Two Kinds of Time
National loyalty is apt to be the product of group loyalties, but the one may be in conflict with the other. Moreover, alienation of an individual from group or personal loyalties may make him susceptible to treason. Hence, the strength of democracy is to be democratic enough to accommodate many group loyalties, to minimize the need to choose between group and nation, and to cope with alienation. Around these propositions Mr. Grodzins has written an interesting if not altogether novel analysis.