For instance, the author writes “Don’t let fear swallow you whole.” (livingdeadGirl13). This quote demonstrates that if you let fear take control, it will “swallow” you. This quote also reflect that fear is something you don’t want, and should control it if you don’t want it hurt you. The author also states that “Don’t let fear contort your dreams, Into something unsightly and unseen.”
Scarlet Mirror Activity 1. Think of something that happened that inspired you to do something. What was it and what did you do with the inspiration? 2. Make a note of some of the rules and principles that you would love to break if there were no obvious consequences.
Aristotle 's definition of courage involves the feelings of fear and confidence. He believes that a courageous person fears and endures confidence not only for the right things and reasons, but also in the right way and time. However, people who exceed in confidence about fearful things are rash because they tend to put on a show. Aristotle also believes that people who exceed in fearlessness do not have a name. They are anxious for fear until it arrives and then they back down.
In the book How to Live Without Fear it talks about how even though fear is a natural human emotion there are way to try to get rid of it. Fear is an emotion that takes so much energy and in this book by Dr. K Sri Dhammananda tells us that we can learn to handle fear and instead of feeling unhappy use this energy to distract our minds. We often feel the emotion of fear because we are to focused in it if the human brain stops worrying and distracts the mind we can overcome
Fear is welcomed by experiences from an ugly confrontation or from trying to avoid a threat. It is usually considered as a response pertaining to something that terrorizes your security and safe being. Politically speaking when there is an dispute between America and some parts of the Middle Eastern countries the views Anti-Muslim rhetoric are opened. The information that politics use “may not only to identify the relevant group” (Sides p 589), but it is helpful to categorize and explain that particular group in terms of whether they are good or bad. This may push further on the public view of a group and attribute their attitudes of the issue.
As we can see from the paragraphs above, Hazel is a leader who appeals and General Woundwort is one who causes fear. Hazel appeals to others by turning to them for advice or ideas, and by trusting in them. General Woundwort, on the other hand, leads by instilling fear in others. I do not agree that leading by fear and being a bully is the way to lead others. It is because of this that I favor Hazel’s leadership style over General Woundwort’s.
All of which are valid concerns, but when we start to let our fear of failure or of earning love take over our thinking, they will control us. As Yoda states fear is path that leads to many of these things, but we get choose how far we go down it. It is a path in which we can always turn around. Whenever we are at a point in our life where we enter the unknown it is scary. Think of when you first came to SAWL, what did you feel like?
Of course fear is sometimes something that takes over our imaginations and suddenly it seems that every little sound makes us jump. We can get over our fears and control them if we just have the willpower. The problem of getting over fears occurs if we have a phobia or phobias. If you look up the word phobias you’ll find that in the Wikipedia is tells you that these are most commonly the result of a “combination of external events and internal predispositions”. External events are something that might have traumatized you at some point and internal predispositions from heredity or genetics.
They are afraid to take risks, afraid of mistakes that something unpleasant might happen. Moreover, because they don’t want to be different from others, they don’t want to feel uncomfortable. Change is inevitable, a part of human nature. Consequently, it is quoted that change is the only constant thing in the world and to put in other words, nothing will ever stay the same. However,
Fricker advises different ways to overcome prejudicial credibility judgments they are: either try to change your perceptions to change your belief or start by changing your beliefs first then go back and change your beliefs. This can be challenging to some people because some people can not distinguish what is right from wrong in their own beliefs. Some may get their beliefs from seeing the same old perception we get form the same old stereotypes that makes our brain start thinking those false stereotypes as a true fact that one believes. Those false beliefs turn into conscious judgment towards a particular person or group of people. In order to control these prejudicial credibility judgments, one has to know where their problem emerges from
"Luckily I was scared into doing something" as The Great Prey says. I would think you would not want to be scared into doing something but maybe it would help in certain circumstances. Having fear makes the experience personal and makes people realize they need to be aware with some changes they need to make in their lives. In my opinion appeals to fear are the best motivation.
In “The Coddling of the American Mind”, Lukianoff and Haidt’s discuss how college students have demanded for trigger warnings, warnings issued before a sensitive topic is discussed. Students are asking for this because they want to be exempt when it comes time to discuss such topics. While the authors believe that, providing students with trigger warnings causes them to become safeguarded from controversial topics, and will not benefit them in the future because they will be not be able to constantly avoid sensitive topics. Lukianoff and Haidt describe something similar when they provide the example of a woman who is afraid of elevators. They indicate that if you want her to prolong her fear you should help her avoid them, but if you want to