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Old 07-06-2018, 10:18 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by JustMe418 View Post
Fear is very real and is a part of our survival mechanism. Trying to pretend it is otherwise is an attempt to diminish its power by denial. Its not feeling fear that is the problem but being controlled by that fear so you cant act with clarity.

If you stand on a cliff edge you know that one slip and you will die, so your body generates fear so that you wont do it. People who do take these risks still feel fear but have trained their minds to control it.
Good post.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are. Marcus Aurelius.
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