“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.”
― Vincent van Gogh
When you have the need to feed your village , your family or even your head, it becomes easier to take risks. In general, when you are answering a need especially when it is one of the spirit, then you transcend risks. I think we’ve all reached points in our life where staying on shore no longer seems like a viable option. It doesn’t mean that the dangers don’t exist and you may need to prepare and fight your way through them and yes risk death. It does mean that you are willing to die if necessary rather than to not undertake the journey at all.
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