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Trey Thompson

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What do you think of fear? Do we need? Can you take it out of your life?

i believe fear is useless. I believe it slows down your responses to situations lowers confidence, and fogs up the logic of situations.
When you're faced with a threat and you call Mr. Fear do you think he'll help you better than Mr. Willpower.
And just because you don't have fear doesn't you're Mr. Big Stuff,
or Mr. Hotshot. It means you can live more peacefully, not thinking about all the bad things that can happen to you and get ready for them. I don't feed into fear, I repel it.

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  • Mar 16 2013: I believe that the fear is evolutionary justified. It have emerged as the responce that allowed our ancestors to avoid the things and situations that could be dangerous and deadly. It still serves today to prevent most of us from taking a pointless risk or harming ourselves.
    But the thing is that we can overcome it. And the other species can't. So, we can go far beyond the borders of our nature and self-preservation instinct and face the things we fear... And overcome them.
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      Mar 16 2013: Very well put.
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      Mar 16 2013: Wow. I love your observation. You may have changed my thinking.
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      Mar 17 2013: Hello Kateryna, TED Lover and Trey:>)
      I agree that fear is a response that gives us information regarding how to avoid situations that could be dangerous, and it still serves us by providing information which may prevent us from taking pointless risks. I also believe that fear is very connected to instinct/intuition.

      We can listen to the information fear provides, make decisions or choices, then let go of the fear. I believe it can slow down responses, lower confidence, and fog logical thinking WHEN/IF we get attached to the fear (feeding fear, as you said Trey), and allow fear to rule our lives. Fear, like other feelings and emotions, can flow through us, providing information that is helpful in the life adventure. When we get "stuck" in the fear, it is not as useful.

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