The phrase "a hill to die on" is used to refer to an issue or belief held to be so important that it is worth fighting for, at all costs. The figure of speech has its basis in military strategy referring to a literal hill on which a strategic battle is fought.
[/quote]So, I'll ask again, should he die on the hill of defending that which he believes works or move along to someplace more in line with his beliefs?
I thought you were a military man who would understand the reference....[/quote]
I'll let you answer that Jeff, with what you told me on a similar scenerio when one doesn't agree with a situation.
"Sort of like Jefferson, Washington and Adams did?
I remember well the stories where they voted to make changes and then moved to Canada when that didn't work"