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  Fear - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fear also can be described as a feeling of extreme dislike towards certain conditions, objects, people, or situations such as: fear of darkness, fear of ghosts, etc. It is one of the basic emotions and is linked heavily to the amygdala neurons.
Fear may underlie some phenomena of behavior modification, although these phenomena can be explained without adducing fear as a factor in them.
Fearing objects or contexts can be learned; in animals this is being studied as fear conditioning, which depends on the emotional circuitry of the brain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fear   (850 words)

 Fear (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fear is a punk band from Los Angeles, California that formed in 1977 and still performs.
Sacred Reich covered Fear's "Let's have a War" on their A Question EP and "Beef Bologna" on the Japanese version of their Heal album.
Interview with Fear drummer Spit Stix Stix recalling the band on SNL and Lee's brief acting career.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fear_(band)   (874 words)

Since fear, in greater or less degree, diminishes freedom of action, contracts entered into through fear may be judged invalid; similarly fear sometimes excuses from the application of the law in a particular case; it also excuses from the penalty attached to an act contrary to the law.
In order that fear may be considered grave certain conditions are requisite: the fear must be grave in itself, and not merely in the estimation of the person fearing; it must be based on a reasonable foundation; the threats must be possible of execution; the execution of the threats must be inevitable.
Fear, again, is either just or unjust, according to the justness or otherwise of the reasons which lead to the use of fear as a compelling force.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06020b.htm   (702 words)

This fear of discomfort and attachement to comfort has driven humans in their development from a type of smart monkey to a creature that has gained control over nearly all other living beings on this planet.
As fear is based on something that we think may happen in the future, it is clearly a mental process which tries to predict the future - in that sense, the reason of fear is a projection of our mind.
The fear of losing possessions (including 'our' family and loved ones) is simply a form of attachment, another delusion we all have, and which is a major reason to our 'holding on' to life, and a reason why we are reborn instead of liberated.
buddhism.kalachakranet.org /fear.html   (3612 words)

 The Peace Encyclopedia: Fear
This type of fear is a sword which is impatient to jump out ot its scabbard; it is a lion which roars louder as its pain increases; it is the crusader who fights with supreme courage when faced with death.
Fear is inward-looking; a frightened person is a coward who does not seek satisfaction through action but imaginatiom if he is a beggar he dreams of wearing a crown to reduce the stress of humiliation; if he is outdone by his rival, he enjoys his downfall through a train of vagaries.
Fear is the ambassadar of distrust and hatred.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/fear.html   (3080 words)

 Fear Quotes and Proverbs
Courage is not the absence of fear, it is the conquest of it.
Fear of self is the greatest of all terrors, the deepest of all dread, the commonest of all mistakes.
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
www.heartquotes.net /fear.html   (1876 words)

 Propaganda Critic: Special apeals > Fear appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By playing on the audience's deep-seated fears, practitioners of this technique hope to redirect attention away from the merits of a particular proposal and toward steps that can be taken to reduce the fear.
Fear appeals are more likely to succeed in changing behavior if they contain specific recommendations for reducing the threat that the audience believes are both effective and doable.
When a politician agitates the public's fear of immigration, or crime, and proposes that voting for her will reduce the threat, she is using this technique.
www.propagandacritic.com /articles/ct.sa.fear.html   (617 words)

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Fear is "an unpleasant and often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger."[1] Fear is completely natural and helps people to recognize and respond to dangerous situations and threats.
The most common fear in intractable conflict is the fear of losing one's identity and/or security.
For some religious people, this change leads to the fear that young people will abandon the Church or Mosque, that the media will become more important and influential in the lives of their children, and that they are losing control of their own future.
www.beyondintractability.org /m/fear.jsp   (2780 words)

 How to Handle Fear - Bible Study - In Touch Ministries
Yet it is the vast array of personal fears deep within the human soul that create the greatest conflict and generate increasing levels of anxiety.
These fortresses of fear are established primarily in the mind, and the battle must be fought on the spiritual level.
The only fear in the Bible that is positive is the "fear of the Lord." Such fear is reverent respect for God and daily obedience to His Word.
www.intouch.org /myintouch/exploring/studies/pressures/lesson6/index_345899.html   (1657 words)

 Overcoming Fear and Phobia
It was 5,000 times more likely for us to die of the flu, but fear caused many to throw out their mail unopened, caused the Post office to spend billions for sanitation equipment, and caused many in our government and the media to cower and hide.
Fear that paralyzes us, causes us to be indecisive, unproductive and depressed, freezes our lives and relationships and causes us physical illnesses, such as asthma, hypertension, stress disorder, heart attack.
This fear almost caused a traffic accident last year, when I was driving back from a visit to the country and saw a spider on my leg.
www.way2hope.org /fear.htm   (1571 words)

 Fear Quotes | Fear Quotations | Fear Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.
Fear of things invisible is the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_fear.html   (1018 words)

 TweakGuides.com - FEAR Tweak Guide
In FEAR, the gimmick is SlowMo mode - hardly new (bullet time in Max Payne comes to mind), but it is well executed.
FEAR doesn't fall into the trap of being a Doom 3 clone with lots of pitch fl corridors and rushing monsters.
Not to mention the debacle in which FEAR was rushed to market only to have its first official patch made available on the same day as the game's release.
www.tweakguides.com /FEAR_1.html   (560 words)

 Fear in Enlightenment and Zen
In her autobiography, Bernadette Roberts, ex-nun, mother, housewife, and author of The Experience of No-Self speaks of fear as it is experienced on the path.
Fear is when panic and worry set in, fear is when it's paralyzing, when one is wavering about what to do.
Fearful and angered repulsion to be rid of objects of sensory cognition that you dislike and to exclude them from your ego-identity in the hope of gaining a sense of security from "not having them as a part of you."
www.angelfire.com /electronic/awakening101/zen-fear.html   (3319 words)

 Ψ FREE fear resources & FREE palm reading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fear also can be described as a feeling of extreme dislike to some conditions/objects, such as: fear of darkness, fear of ghosts, etc. It is one of the basic emotions: Emotions, Acceptance, Anger, Anticipation, Boredom, Disgust, Envy, Fear, Guilt, Hate, Hope, Joy, Jealousy, Love, Remorse, Sorrow, and Surprise.
By the early twentieth century, this had given way to a fear of being buried alive, to the extent that those who could afford it would make all sorts of arrangements to ensure this would be avoided (eg glass lids, for observation, and breathing pipes, for survival until rescued).
During the Second World War, fear of death by bombing was much less than during World War I, even though many more bombs fell; air wardens would complain of civilians continuing to gossip on street corners instead of taking shelter.
www.stress-disorder-4u.com /hand/stress/fear-anxiety.htm   (269 words)

 Fears and Phobias
Fear is a normal human emotional reaction - it is a built-in survival mechanism with which we are all equipped.
Fear is a reaction to danger that involves the mind and body.
Whereas young children tend to fear things like the dark, monsters, loud thunder and lightning, getting lost, or big dogs, older kids are more likely to fear things like being bullied or getting hurt.
kidshealth.org /teen/your_mind/mental_health/phobias.html   (704 words)

 Fear Quotes - Literary Quotes About Fear and Practically Everything Else
The fear of aesthetics is the first symptom of powerlessness.
Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.
Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.
quotes.prolix.nu /Fear   (706 words)

 Fear - Wikiquote
"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." ~ H.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Fear   (889 words)

 fear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Signs of fear include standing like a "statue motionless and breathless," crouching down, violent heartbeat, pale skin, cold sweat, erect hair, trembling muscles (esp. the lips), hurried breathing, dry mouth, yawning, catching of the throat, dilated pupils, rigid muscles, and protruding eyeballs (Darwin 1872:290-92).
In vertebrates, nonverbal responses to fearful (i.e., potentially harmful) stimuli include escape, avoidance, hiding, wary watching, immobility, freezing, cowering, clinging, and cessation of general activity (Russell 1979).
Fear is a mammalian elaboration of the sympathetic nervous system's fight-or-flight response.
members.aol.com /nonverbal2/fear.htm   (261 words)

 Fear Success
Fear that you will accomplish all that you set out to, but that you still won't be happy, content, or satisfied once you reach your goal.
Fear of success is the fear of accomplishment and being recognized and honored.
Fear that you will find no happiness in your accomplishments; that you will be perpetually dissatisfied with life.
www.coping.org /growth/success.htm#What   (1542 words)

 Fear an Unreal Tournament 2004/2007 gaming clan, we play CTF/TAM.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fear enter the UT2004 TAM 4v4 and 2on2 cup with expectations of nothing less than taking home the gold...really.
As you may or may not know, Fear have taken a default victory over tri-star after not showing up for the second time.
Fear began with relentless pressure from the beginning capping twice in the opening minutes of the match.
www.fear-us.co.uk   (1049 words)

 Conquering Fear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
People just like you and who, RIGHT NOW, are looking back on a life where fear trampled all over their hopes and ambitions and destroyed any chance they had of being the unique, happy individuals they truly wanted to be.
There’s secrets about dealing with fear used by everyone who’s pursued a dream and lived life on their own terms in their own way.
Conquer your greatest fear: The fear of being the unique, happy, fulfilled person you truly want to be, THE REAL YOU.
www.conqueringfear.net   (2342 words)

 FeaR Clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sundalo50 and TuF_PrOpheT_ have decided they wanted to also become a part of the FeaR family, and are well on their way to proving they will also belong at some point.
At the moment FeaR is vying for second place in our RTSL group.
Their trials will be extended until they prove to us they are active and friendly enough to be accepted.
www.fearclan.net   (2018 words)

 Rory Blyth - Neopoleon.com
I fear that I will choose the wrong technology to focus my efforts on and be left in the dust.
For me, The Fear is not in learning a particular technology, but feeling like I've learned enough about it to actually apply it without making some bone-headed design or architectural decision that someone who REALLY knows it would know to avoid.
The Fear that the industry won't eventually change their biased age-based hiring practices by the time I'm "old".
neopoleon.com /blog/posts/2122.aspx   (1375 words)

 NBC11.com - Health Encyclopedia - Fever
Many parents fear that fevers will cause brain damage.
Many parents also fear that untreated fevers will keep going higher and higher.
Untreated fevers caused by infection will seldom go over 105?F unless the child is overdressed, or trapped in a hot place.
www.nbc11.com /encyclopedia/6863861/detail.html   (1389 words)

The key is to think of security not in absolutes, but in terms of sensible trade-offs, whether on a personal or global scale.
Bruce's Beyond Fear is, quite simply, in a class by itself.
Beyond Fear is a must by and a must read.
www.schneier.com /book-beyondfear.html   (1514 words)

 Site Index
From speed and sex to infinity and the void, fears of this kind run the gamut of every type of situation you could encounter.
The sun, stars, wind, dawn this fear is certainly no picnic.
In existential phenomenology, fear is the fear of something, whereas dread (angst) is the fear of nothing.
www.panphobia.com /site_index.htm   (247 words)

 Fear Quotes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Perhaps the most famous fear quote of all time:
"Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake."
Courage is not the lack of fear but the ability to face it."
phobialist.com /fears.html   (446 words)

 Fear of Flying Help Course: Now Free Online Lessons! - Fear of Flying, Aviophobia, Aerophobia
Most fearful flyers just need a little help in the form of education, reassurance, and guidance.
Unfortunately, in the long flights, my fears start to creep up again, which is why I come back to your course for a refresher.
Together we'll explore the fear of flying using a practical, common sense approach.
www.fearofflyinghelp.com   (1942 words)

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