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Kimberly Ann

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What is your biggest fear?

What is your biggest fear? Why? What have you done to over come it?

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  • Sep 3 2013: I can understand what you are talking about. My biggest fear is darkness. As you know darkness covers everything. İf there is a bad things it happens 80% in darkness. When I was my village I walked in darkness a long time and I usually turned back and checked my back if there is sth. So Darkness is my biggest fear try and see. don't forget you must be alone.
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      Sep 4 2013: Dear Ennie

      Yes. We must be alone.
      What is your bigger fear between Darkness and Death?

      Warm regards,
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      Sep 4 2013: You may want to capitalize on that fear and write a children's fiction book. :)

      Many cartoons and bedtime stories for children mention this fear........

      Look:

      http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/?category_id=403424

      It is interesting that even as adults we may sometimes give in to the fear of the dark.......even leaving a night light on somewhere in the house.

      Living in the city, there is always light somewhere around me......but I remember staying in the boonies once, at a family member's country home. When the lights went out, I couldn't even see my hand in front of me, and trust me, I waved it back and forth plenty, to make sure I wasn't seeing it...........it was very scary.
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        Sep 6 2013: Thanks for telling me cartoon-book…. we are all requested in the dark.

        I am thinking Melatonin that is a derivative of the amino acid tryptophan. Melatonin is released only when the environment darkens, in night time.

        Another way to say endogenous-sleep-promotion substance is Melatonin. Our biological system can produce Melatonin in the dark.
    • Sep 4 2013: I used to live in foothills where it was so dark that I was terrified even driving home alone. It seems so instinctive, that fear of what is stalking us, that even in a car with bright headlights on, I felt afraid and watchful. it's one fear we probably shouldn't try to overcome it. There's no real reason to overcome. unless we are hunting ourselves and need the dark because our prey is nocturnal or so that we can stalk something without being seen.
      Lots of predators, like lions, hunt in full daylight, but we are so much less afraid then. Interesting conversation.

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