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Today’s Question by the reader : Kelly from Myspace

Author: Paulo Coelho

Your blog yesterday has me thinking and wondering about something…it mentions men closing their eyes to major travesties around the world and some others that are less major, but no less important…and it is true that warriors of light never/should never accept what is unacceptable.

Tell me…should this apply to our own individual battles? To injustice done to ourselves? How do we know when to fight against this injustice, to fight for our truth, and when we should just let them win, walk away beaten and burned? It is unacceptable to me that this wrong was done to me and that truth and light will never win….what to do?

The unacceptable is not only to be found in “major issues” – such as social injustices or wrongs that we hear through the news.

Unacceptable actions take their roots in everyday circumstances – they happen daily to all of us.

So, in order to start shedding some light around us, we need to start by not accepting the wrong that is done to us. This is actually the beginning of a difference that will gradually spread the others.

It’s important to say no, and to defend ourselves when we realize we were attacked.
Otherwise, if you are paralyzed by defeat, then there is simply no beginning for justice in the world.

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