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The Cultural Context of Courage:
All said and done, here’s something important about the concept of Courage. The truth is, we’re not even half as courageous as the mythical heroes we read about and our super heroes we see in movies. Similarly, the Western and Eastern cultures have their own thresholds for what acts of courage might look like. In most countries, culture determines to what extent the community goes to in the name of courage.
Whether, you’re trying to fight the blues of a global Pandemic, or fighting off a 6th grade bully, or jumping into a pool to save a stranger’s life, or fighting off a cockroach in your bathroom, your courage is yours.
In the end, Courage is a Personal Choice. When was the last time you put a courageous face on? What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
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