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November, 2012 Fear essay When we grow up we learn to fear such things as drugs, alcohol and strangers. These fears are taught to us by our parents trying to help us grow to be safe, healthy individuals. While learning to avoid these dangers, we also experience hardships and traumas that teach us to be afraid of whatever it is we went through. But one of the most influential cause of fears is that which we witness in movies, shows and in the news. This is because we see...

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Dictation by Fear As the Twin Towers fell to the ground, mass chaos spread throughout the United States. Among many other overwhelming feelings, many Americans were left in question and accusations. The motives of the terrorists were unknown and many Americans’ fear overtook a sense of logic. With fear fueling the minds of many Americans, many began to take illogical and unjustified actions. A stereotype developed amongst the Muslim society, which has still shrugged them from American society...

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Nigel Schilling Section D November 29, 2012 Fear By: Nigel Schilling In the book Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Richard Mayhew is trapped in a placed called London Below and his fear throughout the story is that he might not return to his home in London Above. In the story, the marquis de Carabas tells Richards that London Below is inhabited by people who fell through the cracks in the world and Richard’s anxiety is that he will become one of those people and remain in London Below for the...

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Fear is one of the leading reasons that influence people’s decision making in life. The dictionary defines fear as, “A feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger”. This feeling, present in everyone’s life at some point, is more influential than one might think. Everywhere in the world today people live in fear, whether it is terrorism, robbery or something as simple as criticism, this feeling of fear causes people to do unusual things. In Arthur Miller’s play,...

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world, from a six-year old child to an eighty-year old man, has something to fear. Fear can be very difficult to handle at times. Although fears might also change throughout a lifetime, most people do remain scared of something. I am no different. Fear is dangerous because it limits the hero’s confidence, and without a confidence no one will believe in you so you wouldn’t be considered a hero to society. Fear is a predominantly a dangerous monster because takes all the hero’s confidence...

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Fear of Hurting Others Throughout the play, The Crucible, there are many different fears that are present, but the most common would be the fear of hurting others. The whole hysteria is spreading community wide and it is making neighbors who have known each other for years, turn on each other. The overall fear of witchcraft has spread furiously through the town of Salem; because of this the fear of hurting other citizens has also spread. The epidemic is controlling how people go about living...

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I fear dying this way.. The metropolitan city Karachi has descended into a state of fear. The unstoppable violence, crimes, robberies, target killings, suicide bomb blasts, kidnapping for ransom, riots, sectarian and ethnic killings, and abhorrent terrorism have made the city of lights, the capital of terror and constant fear. There is hardly any crime that is not prevalent in Karachi. The prospect of dying is frightening the innocent citizens. Threat, sacrifices, terror, agony and frustration...

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Donner 12-3-12 Fear Ralph Waldo Emerson once said “Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” This means that most people don’t conquer their fears, but rather let their fears conquer them. It is important for people to accept fate and move on to face and conquer their fears. Fear is a part of everyone’s lives, and fear can exist for any totally diverse reasons. Such as, the fear of death, or something more miniscule such as the fear of heights, or the fear of the dark. These...

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Vaughn Eric Treppa What is fear? Heights? Bugs? The dark? Are you fearful of the water? That all may be, but I’m talking about the fear that really means something to you, that one thing that you couldn’t imagine happening in your life. Many people are fearful of death; but I think that the person is not fearful of death itself. No, I believe that people are fearful of dying before they complete something that they have been attempting to complete their whole life. In a sense, people are scared...

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What Is Fear? Fear is "an unpleasant and often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger."[1] Fear is completely natural and helps people to recognize and respond to dangerous situations and threats. However, healthy fear -- or fear which has a protective function -- can evolve into unhealthy or pathological fear, which can lead to exaggerated and violent behavior. Dr. Ivan Kos lays out several different stages of fear. The first is real fear, or fear based on a real situation...

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