Courage is something that is extremely hard to define, because it is very different in every person. It can be demonstrated in a number of ways. A person could jump into an icy lake to save a child or they could stand up for what they believe in like MLK did. It is for these reasons that courage is very hard define. The dictionary defines it as: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and
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only be judged by onlookers and bystanders. Since I myself am a bystander due to having read the informative book Into the Wild I conclude that McCandless is truly courageous. He did what he had to for what he believed in. He never knew that a book would be written about his journey. Even if he did he most likely would have done the same thing he did, just because that's what he believed in.