Moral Courage

I don’t think there’s much of this around anymore:   Moral courage is the courage to take action for moral reasons despite the risk of adverse consequences.   “Courage is required to take action when one has doubts or fears about the consequences. Moral courage therefore involves deliberation or careful thought. Reflex action or dogmatic fanaticism do not involve moral courage because such impulsive actions are not based upon moral reasoning.”   “Moral courage may also require physical courage when the consequences are punishment or other bodily peril.”   Oh, I can hear the whispers from the back of the room…   “Who are you to judge what is moral?”   Nobody. That’s why I...