Everyday Courage Book Report

Decent Essays
This book describes different senators who show courage as defined by John F Kennedy. He defines courage as "taking an action on principle, knowing that it will likely cost re-election." Although he is mostly referring to senators throughout this book, this definition can be used for any person who takes action on principle, regardless of the social sacrifice. I see this kind of courage everyday. The everyday courage might not be on the same scale as the courageous senators described in this book, but I believe it is important to note. So what is everyday courage? It is a teenager who isn’t afraid to share their opinion in class, although they know the majority of the people in the room will disagree. It is the office worker who votes for
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