Here follow some words from the book which, given our lost sense of security and innocence in light of Pearl Harbor II of Sept. 11, 2001, turns out to have a more pressing relevance than it had when I wrote it a couple of years ago.
Miller, William I. "Moral Courage and Civility." Law Quad. Notes 44, no. 3 (2001): 8-9. (Excerpted from his book The Mystery of Courage. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2000.)