Imagine you’re a soldier at war. Fighting in an enemy city, being tasked with clearing buildings. You’re the first one to walk through the door. Behind it, there could be an empty room, a bunch of civilians, or enemy soldiers. The room could be booby trapped.
Now, my question is this:
Does it matter how you open the door?
If you do it confidently or fearfully, if you analyze all the possible outcomes, if your hands shake, if you want to kick the door to anounce death that you will not give up easily.
It would seem that the outcome is the same, right? After all, it all comes down to blind luck.
Does fear, does pain, does uncertainty fade away if you go through life in an undignified manner?
Does your lack of confidence magically go away if you keep telling yourself you don’t know what it’s all about…
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