Unless you’re training a young puppy, you don’t think about it very often. A few decades ago, it still applied to the training of young humans, but that’s passè now. Yet, of all the minor virtues, this one seems the most lacking, the most valuable, and most difficult for libertarians like me. I’m thinking of obedience. My Lesson in Obedience Obedience, like many other virtues, is easy to talk about and difficult to execute.