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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 17 2013: Look up our last conversation on this here at Ted. A fascinating read and lead to such contention and anger that the TED censors were very very very busy. I won't try to summarize it or characterize it except to say there were two competing points of view..one that fear is egoic and disempowering..something too be overcome..the other that fear is somehow a valid and intrinsic part of identity.

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