In the right battle, defeat is victory

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): My question is about renunciation. I find within me the response about what I have to do, like renunciation and poverty. I see myself inside but somehow I am fighting very strongly with the opposite in the opposite direction. And I never find the bravado to really do it. It’s not a question, it’s…