Rule 7 — Attitude Towards Enquiry
G.R. Taylor's Rules of Matrism/Patrism Explained

Patrists resent, but matrists welcome, enquiry
Duty incorporates obedience without question. This invariably means some kind of self-sacrifice, which will be borne in silence by the dutiful but which will be resentfully questioned by the self-indulgent. These two opposed reactions underlie the different attitudes towards enquiry.