How far are you willing to go to fight for what’s right?
I’m sure we all can see ourselves fighting for the right thing if we were the heroes of a fantasy novel and being attacked by evil incarnate, but how about right and wrong in our
I’m convinced that I don’t fight for what’s right enough. This was prompted by an event at Otakon: On Friday, I skimmed a bulletin board at the con. My eyes fell on an obviously
I shook my head at the outright wrongness of using
For some reason, I kept thinking about this poster. I wondered if it wasn’t a member of the con staff who had removed the poster. What if it was just a random passersby who had noticed this, realized that it was clearly inappropriate for the con, and removed it? Surely anyone would have been in the right for taking down that poster.
Then I wondered, why wasn’t I the random passersby?
I saw that poster, I knew it was wrong on several levels, and yet I did nothing. I could have pulled that poster off the bulletin board, and I would have been right for doing so. But I didn’t do it.
Moreover, it wouldn’t have cost me anything to do it. I wasn’t facing persecution for this. In fact, if anyone had asked what I was doing, I probably would have received a pat on the back for my actions.
But I did nothing. It disturbs me.