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I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

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The (Only) 5 Fears We All Share

The (Only) 5 Fears We All Share

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The Science of Fear

  • There are only five basic fears, out of which almost all of our other so-called fears are manufactured.
  • These fears include extinction, mutilation, loss of autonomy, separation, and ego death.
  • When we let go of the notion of fear as the welling up of evil forces within us a...

FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT

President Franklin Roosevelt famously asserted, "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself."

Define fear

Fear, like all other emotions, is basically information . It offers us knowledge and understanding—if we choose to accept it.

And there are only five basic fears , out of which almost all of our other so-called fears are ...

fear-archy

  1. Extinction —This is a more fundamental way to express it than just "fear of death ." Consider that panicky feeling you get when you look over the edge of a high building.
  2. Mutilat...

Jealousy

Some other emotions we know by various popular names are just aliases for these primary fears. If you track them down to their most basic levels, the basic fears show through. Jealousy , for example, is an expression of the fear of ...

Deconstruct

When we let go of our notion of fear as the welling up of evil forces within us—the Freudian motif—and begin to see fear and its companion emotions as information , we can think about them conscio...

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