Saturday, June 25, 2016

Is fear useful?

Some believe that fear is necessary. That without fear we'd absentmindedly just walk into traffic or whatnot. But I think we will be safer without fear, not to mention being able to enjoy life a tonne more.

Too much fear is paralysing, the worst thing to be. And even at a lesser level, fear makes us clumsy. On an expedition, the most dangerous member is the most fearful one. Without fear we handle any danger quickly, intuitively and smoothly.

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