Fear

Intuition as depicted in the book The Gift of Fear

The Gift of Fear is a non-fiction book that is meant for a self-help and is authored by Gavin de Becker. The book is meticulously written with all the facts integrated to provide the readers with help on how to avoid violence and trauma by shading the light on precursors and warning signs that are […]

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Is ‘Fear’ the reason behind all-Senseless killing and Racism

Is ‘Fear’ the reason behind all Senseless killing and Racism? Is fear the reason behind the errors and mistakes that have occurred in our lives? Jacques Benigne Bossuet quotes…. “The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak”, which is identified in the Senseless killing that, has taken place. Is the greatest […]

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The role of horror in entertainment

Its as if some strange force is at work inside us. A certain curiosity which feeds on fear. An intrigue hidden away, deep inside, which wills us towards dark horror. Something woven into our genetic make-up, which makes us get a kick out of pain. It’s somewhat unsettling to think that something quite so unnatural […]

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Fear and Suspense

Fear and suspense are part of people’s sentiments. They are two of the many natural and inevitable emotions that human are prone and capable to feel. They are part of our behaviors; they are embedded in human nature. This is the main reason why fear and suspense are two of the themes that are usually […]

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Facing Fears of Spiders

Facing fear can be very scary, it is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Fear is an emotional response to a perceived threat. Fears can be a specific phobia, or a social phobia, such as an intense, paralyzing fear of something that […]

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The Construction of Fear

Barry Glassner gives several different constructions on how we can transform, exaggerate, and invent fears. Fear is defined as a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by present or imminent danger. But Barry Glassner defines it as constructed through efforts to protect against it. Society as a whole uses fear to profit financially, politically, or […]

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Why Do Some People Fear Death

Can you imagine spending every waking minute fearing something that is inevitable? Fear can be an overwhelming emotion powerful enough to disrupt your life, and the fear of death can disrupt life just enough to keep you from living it. It depends on the individual and their experiences to determine how life altering this phobia […]

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Fear of Failure

The terms “fear” and “failure” mean two completely different things. Fear refers to an unpleasant or distressing emotion which may cause a feeling of dread while the term failure refers to a lack of success. If these terms were combined together we would pronounce it as “fear of failure” which gives us a whole new […]

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My Greatest Fear

What do you look forward to, as you begin this educational experience and your personal search for purpose? What is your greatest fear? How can you overcome it? Write about one specific educational experience from your past where you addressed a fear and overcame it and how you succeeded in this process. What do I […]

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Expliction of the poem Fear

I am going to explain to you the poem “Fear” by Gabriela Mistral. Her poem is about her fear of society changing the ways of her daughter, turning her into an independent adult. She fears that her daughter will change from the innocent young girl that she is, into a not so innocent, careless adult […]

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