The Sound of Courage, part 1

Courage. It’s a word we all know, a concept that we feel is intuitively familiar, comforting in its conceptual concreteness. It’s engraved at the heart of modern mythology, repeatedly told and retold with the highest glorification in our movies, video games, magazines and TV shows. Even historical analyses are often recontextualized to tell an easily relatable tale of a courageous hero. But what is it, really? Wikipedia defines courage as: “… the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation” and the examples that we are constantly bombarded by featuring chiseled men loudly wielding all manner of firearms … Continue reading The Sound of Courage, part 1