He insists you two be with us before we move forward.
Ezekiel's own moral code is that of the prophets, which insists on the practice of the fundamental civic virtues.
Holden insists strongly upon infallibility.
Kolbe, on the other hand, insists that the weevils are the most modified of all beetles, being highly specialized as regards their adult structure, and developing from legless maggots exceedingly different from the adult; he regards the Adephaga, with their active armoured larvae with two foot-claws, as the most primitive group of beetles, and there can be little doubt that the likeness between larvae and adult may safely be accepted as a primitive character among insects.
I'd feel much better if he returned with us but if he insists on staying, it's his choice.