Physical and mental status examinations can help characterize the type and severity of motoric and behavioral symptoms, such as rigidity, waxy flexibility, negativism, automatic obedience
, ambitendency, and perseveration.
Besides, how could anyone, Christian or otherwise, in or out of the military, promise automatic obedience
to each and every future command?
William Carson is a World War II veteran who believes he understands the "darkling plain" of war, and he tirelessly drills military history and automatic obedience
into his students, just as he taught his sons, Joshua and Andrew.