Fear can be defined as an unpleasant feeling triggered by a situation. It is an emotion encountered by every human being. However, the reactions of people to fear may vary. Indeed, it ranges from the loss of rationality to the capacity of adaptation in extreme conditions. Thus, fear can be perceived as a weapon to control and manipulate society.
Throughout our lives, we will be met by situations and obstacles that we fear, it’s how we react to these obstacles and fear that shape us as individual and as a society. In the Article “Can a Playground Be Too Safe”, author John Tierney explains how we must be afraid for there to be success, risk taking behaviors pushing our limits and proving to ourselves what we are capable of. Along with risk taking: fear, pain, and dangers are all necessary for humans to grow mentally. Eliminating danger and fear from society and daily activities, stunts the growth of the brain and people now have the disadvantage of going into obstacles blindly. Some fear and pain is necessary in the natural growth and development of the human brain, to learn what is wrong from right and what we like and dislike.
Seeing a large spider in the room, going up to a high area, or maybe the sight of clowns can cause someone to feel this deep sensation of the need to get out of there. What would that deep sensation inside of them be called? It is fear. Everyone has their own definition and own version of what they would call fears. Fear is a type of emotion that is unpleasant and often felt when the person feels they may be in danger or is worried that something they do not wish to happen would be done.
Why we crave horror movies by Stephen King. King states how everyone is mentally ill in there own way and we crave the tempted desire to be scared. When approaching a roller coaster we look for the best one. The one with the most turns and the biggest drops we also do this when choosing a scary movie, we daire the nightmare to be scared. As humans we always try and seek for the violent, hence why people like watching Football and UFC for the thrill of the roller coaster ride with the ups, downs, and the unknown of what will happen next.
Fear can be an idea that people believe that doesn't affect others. Fear-Mongering is the tool that people are still afraid that anything can happen. It's important that people know what's going on and why they are fearful. There are things that the society is still holding on because of some of the events that has happen. When 9/11 happen a lot of people were worried as I did an interview on my teacher and I can see that it does still affects us now in the future.
The feeling of being afraid is a type of feeling in which we have all felt at one point in our lives. The person’s reaction to this feeling is different for each person. Some of the reactions would be the stress and the feeling of being vulnerable because the person would want to know on how to protect your loved ones and of course on how to protect yourself. This fear can rise through not only imminent threats but also through perceived threats. Some of the threats that a person can experience can be a terroristic attack, for example September 11 and another threat could be a natural disaster such as Hurricane Katrina.
The Power of Fear Fear is a power harnessed by evil to gain an advantage over good. Some forms of evil, such as the monsters in Beowulf, use this intense power to such an extent that they embody individual human fears to completely control and annihilate their enemies. Of the three monsters Beowulf faces in his life, the fatal foe, the unstoppable dragon most effectively embodies fear.
Fear, a concept that everyone has made contact with at least some point in our lives, whether it be through insectophobia, nyctophobia, or acrophobia, the emotion of fear is an emotion everyone has to come to terms with. Yet so many of us take for granted all the necessities we receive every day such as food and water while others need to work immense hours a day or trek an absurd amount of miles to obtain these resources just to survive, fearing that they still won’t have enough. Even so, there is one thing that we, as humans, always overlook until it’s creeping right around the corner: death. Although this may be true, receiving the fear of death does bear some fruit. For example, if someone were to escape death, they will most likely value life more highly.
The short story opens with one of the narrator’s early childhood memories of learning to open her eyes under water in her family’s bathroom. Under her father’s supervision, she daringly dunks herself under the water of the bathtub, despite her lingering apprehension. This is the protagonist's first experience with conquering her fear of the water in order to discover a something new about herself that may have otherwise gone unnoticed, and thus her swimming career begins. These opening lines, though rather innocent, introduce Strutt’s developing theme of the significant role that emotions play concerning one’s perception of a situation. One of humanity’s more vulnerable aspects, foresight is easily influenced by how one feels in a given situation.
Essay about “The Swimmer” Fear can be a lot of things. It is defined differently from one person to another. The fear of falling, the fear of being alone. Fear is a wide concept that contains so many meanings that you cannot count them. Fear has the ability to keep us from doing something we want-