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This book had a different chapter on different people, and they all had a different type of courage.
I particularly liked the story about the guy who won the Congressional Medal of Honor "becoming a Destroying Angel". I thought that was nice. And I loved the poem by the Israeli about "blessed is the Match that lights the fire". Jul 02, Tom Schulte rated it liked it I doubt anyone, even John McCain, can talk about something like courage without having the hollow ring of Hallmark platitudes What sizzle that does exist in this book is the vividly told real-life stories of courage, generally in a framework of organized violence.
Aug 08, William Craft rated it it was amazing This is book that everyone should read. It is a collection of story of courage that chronicles not just Why courage matters good but the cost that some people pay for leading a courageous life.
I carry this book with me every where I happen to go. Sep 10, Dennis rated it it was ok Good inspirational individual stories of courage interspersed with difficult to follow philosophical dialog. My assumption is that just because Obama wrote it, people out of a sense of obligation purchased it and to be in the good books of the President, wrote glowing reviews in praise of those two tragedies.
And folks — this is where another idiot comes into play. Yes, me or I for that matter. I like a fool, went and purchased those two books with great anticipation — only to have a Niagara Falls of ice cold spine-chilling water poured on the passionate heat of my curiosity.
Those two books of Mr. Barack were some of the worst and most hyped-up books I have ever come across. So now, that being lavish praise for Mr. Obama literary contribution, let us respectfully move on to Mr.
Why Piracy Matters Why the US should be concerned about piracy, even though almost no US citizens are involved: Economic costs: a war zone, so cost of ransom payments, naval deployments, rerouting of commercial shipping, insurance premiums, additional security etc. - Geostrategic considerations: vulnerability of free flow of capital, goods and services. Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life - Kindle edition by John McCain, Mark Salter. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ benjaminpohle.com Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any other. ~Samuel Johnson (Thanks, Frank Lynch) Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than one's fear. ~Ambrose.
First and foremost, let me make an honest disclaimer — I have no idea why in the world did I purchase this book. However, Stupid is what stupid does. And I like an idiot purchased this book. And now, like a bigger idiot, I spend the next 2 days reading it.
So what is this book about? Simply put — Courage. Courage to protect your country. Courage to murder the infidels.
Courage to get shot, beaten, killed, piss, urinate, fart and barf with a hope to win a nice ribbon with a star from the President — along with a nice pension and retirement fund. To me, going to a war for politically bound reasons, chocolate covered with lies with an ulterior motive and with a end result of killing others or being killed or worse being a handicap for the rest of your life for country, god or for another other great cause just does not make sense.
To be all honest, this book was written only because Mr. John McCian wanted to score a few more votes and help his PR campaign score points."Toyota only had themselves to beat" Is essentially the reason why Toyota continued to run the 24 with the hybrid prototype.
They had to prove it to themselves that they could put aside the failures of the past to survive and win the Praise for Why Courage Matters “[John] McCain the man remains one of the most inspiring public figures of his generation.”—The Washington Post Book World “Thrilling John McCain’s profiles in courage offer inspiration.
About Why Courage Matters.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this inspiring meditation on courage, Senator John McCain shares his most cherished stories of ordinary individuals who have risked everything to defend the people and principles they hold most dear.
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Senator John McCain entered the Naval Academy in June of and served in the United States Navy until He was elected to the U.S.
House of Representatives from Arizona in and to the Senate in The Republican Party’s nominee for president in the election, McCain also is the author of Faith of My Fathers, Worth the Fighting For, Why Courage Matters, Character Is Destiny. Jul 15, · Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life by John McCain, Marshall Salter.
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