Courage means going into uncomfortable territories with humility but also the will to win.
Without courage, you could be a very educated person, but not an intelligent one.
Also, You cannot be competitive if you are not willing to die or lose. Being ready to lose or die is the most competitive advantage a human could have.
Losing is painful and shameful, but the determination to win while being aware of the danger of losing or dying is the seed of great people.
Fear of losing, fear of death breed weak men. Courage raises great men.
Are you a coward?