How safe is the middle of the road?
When two opposing ideas both seem true we often try to walk between, to stay in the middle. We try to go in this direction here and that direction there.
Actually, the middle of the road is a notoriously dangerous place. Cars come at us from two different directions. It take careful attention, a lot of dexterity, and good judgment to stand in the middle of the road and not get hit. It certainly is not a place of freedom. Nor is it safe.
The Full Rights of Sons, Chapter XV: The Middle of the Road - How safe is it?