Here is a useful distinction: outside courage / inside courage

Outside courage is facing the world.
Inside courage is facing yourself.

Outside courage is fighting a monster.
Inside courage is admitting that you are the monster.

Outside courage is publicly challenging other people’s sacred beliefs.
Inside courage is harshly scrutinizing your own sacred beliefs.

Outside courage is telling someone they were mistaken.
Inside courage is realizing just how prone to mistakes you are.

Outside courage is using a sword.
Inside courage is using a mirror.

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