Loyalty, in a rational form, could not exist among an uneducated people; it could only exist as a feeling, a sentiment.
But the conditions of flow are really more complicated than can be expressed in any rational form.
When one purchases the latest thing in ties or straw hats, one is not aiming at a rational form of dress.
Take, in illustration, the progress of mechanics from its empirical form to its rational form.
It is a rational form of pleasure for wealthy people, and one in which they can often be of great service.
To put them under a rational form is but to subdue their irrational opposition to reason, or to invade their lukewarm neutrality.
The Republic is, in my opinion, the only rational form of government, the only one worthy of the nations.
Hegel sought to understand and state in rational form the real nature of the Christian's conception of God.
He advocated compulsory attendance at church, and firmly believed in flogging as the most rational form of punishment.
Even in battles between reason and sense, he holds, the contending forces assume a rational form.