notmtwain: Admit it. If there were no possible consequence, you would do it. Therefore, you are afraid of consequences and must be a coward.
gerrymander: notmtwain: What's wrong with saying that it takes courage?Only the entire context. It's not enough that a "courageous" person displays nerve, but must also do so in the face of knowing opposition. The nerve required to blindside someone -- as during a burglary, for example -- is a lower bar. It also has another word to describe it: "dastardly".A burglar who phoned his intended victims up a day before and gave them time to prepare could be considered courageous -- and likely ineffectual.
maxalt: In my house your "huge amount of courage" would be splattered all over the walls and I would sue your estate for the clean-up costs and anything else I could dream up.
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