Neutrality A mistake. In almost every sphere of human activity, there will be a conflict. Those who refuse to pick a side are doomed. Good says "All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" Bad says "You are either with me, or against me" Being neutral just means you are hated and mistrusted by both sides. There will be no friends to help when the attack comes. Independents in Congress? Loathed Does anyone on either side really like Joe Lieberman? https://www.economist.com/united-states/2009/11/26/loathing-joe-lieberman Doctors that refuse to pick a side during war? Blown to bits by both sides. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_neutrality Neutrals just can't be trusted. There's no telling where they stand. The fate of those who oppose Good are especially stark. Spoiler : Pacifists Now if neutrals do the smart thing and pick a side, there is only endless praise. Look at the ACLU when they abandoned due process and political neutrality. Their donations skyrocketed in the last 2 years! https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-brie...ks-its-own-policy-comes-out-against-kavanaugh Spending $1 million to oppose Kavanaugh will generate countless donations to the nonpartisan legal rights group. Giant win. Taylor Swift Annoyingly politically neutral for years, she finally picked a side. https://www.usatoday.com/story/life...esen-endorsement-marsha-blackburn/1563958002/ Hell ya, shockwaves baby!, exactly what celebrities want. Jimmy Fallon refuses to get political. He just tries to broadcast endless fun with bright people and offends no one. This strategy has let Colbert exceed him by far in late-night comic ratings. Neutrality is why CNN is getting the stuffings beaten out of it by Fox News and MSNBC. To all the fence sitters out there: Why torture yourself trying to walk a tightrope that is constantly moving? Stop bending yourself into a pretzel and become someones' friend or enemy today. You will feel much better, and once you're dead, both your friends AND enemies will be there to send you off. Because you wisely picked a side.