“Moral courage is the courage to take action for moral reasons despite the risk of adverse consequences. Moral courage therefore involves deliberation or careful thought.” Wikipedia.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer displayed an extraordinary amount of moral courage in his life, and in his resistance and defiance of the Nazi regime. He gets my gold star. On December 22 1942, Dietrich Bonhoeffer sent a Christmas letter (“After Ten Years”) to his closest friends in the resistance. In a bitterly realistic tone, he faced the prospect that they might fail, and that his own life’s work might remain incomplete.
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