Freedom From Fear - Part 2: Section 17 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Section 17 Summary

This section was taken from a letter to the editor Aung San Suu Kyi wrote dated "Rangoon, 14 April 1989." She referred to difficulties like facing the soldiers ordered to shoot her (a major countermanded the order at the last minute). She affirmed that she thinks what she is doing is worthwhile—and that the Burmese people deserve more than SLORC's "inefficiency, corruption, and misuse of power."

Part 2: Section 17 Analysis

Her letter is brief. Considering what you're doing worthwhile in the face of personal physical danger is one measure of courage, individual bravery. This contrasts with the generals' "inefficiency, corruption, and misuse of power" and one might as well add, cowardice (being unwilling to engage in dialogue).

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