Some one or something to fear #1 Many sorts of fear

Fear to use a name of a ghost, person or group

1. Many sorts of fear

We have general and kinship-based altruistic fear, kinship-based vicarious fear,  general vicarious fear, fear of crime, emotional fear, special fear, fear to fail, anxiety fear, gender fear, fear for objects or spaces, social fear or the fear to be associated with something or somebody. There are demographic, environmental, behavioural, and social psychological factors that affect fear.

Fear terror eye

Fear terror eye (Photo credit: @Doug88888)

It is not so that there should always be a real perceived threat to instigate the fear.

The most important fear people have is the alertness for danger. Like in animals we do have the instinct to avoid things which can bring our life in danger. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Most of us know how animals learn to associate environmental stimuli with an aversive event. We can look at how the mechanisms of fear conditioning apply when humans learn to associate social in-group and out-group members with a fearful event, with the goal of advancing our understanding of basic learning theory and social group interaction. Looking at people how they behave in group we can notice that they avoid certain subjects to be spoken of.


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  • Diminishing Fear Vicariously By Watching Others (
    Phobias – whether it’s fear of spiders, clowns, or small spaces – are common and can be difficult to treat. New research suggests that watching someone else safely interact with the supposedly harmful object can help to extinguish these conditioned fear responses, and prevent them from resurfacing later on.
  • F is for Face Your Fears (
    I think most of us are familiar with the fear of failure. It’s the paralyzing belief that keeps us from trying, or doing our best, because deep down we feel that our best may not be good enough. Because we don’t want to fail, we often don’t start. Or we quit before the finish line.

    Fear of failure is often a result of perfectionism – if we aren’t perfect right out of the chute, then we have failed. My friends, this is a mindset that robs you of creativity and keeps you stuck.

  • Fear (
    Fear is one of those things that everyone has. Fear has stopped me from accomplishing very few things, but one thing it did stop me from was public speaking.
  • The unreality of fear (
    When we succeed in letting go of fear, we are able to move into a totally new level of being.  The fear of the fear seems to enhance the initial fear.

    On the one side is the fear of whatever we have.  Yet, staying present, I become aware not only of that which I fear, but a far greater fear, that of fearing the fear of it.  It does sound quite convoluted, yet, just becoming aware of it by sitting very still and allowing it all to surface, it will become very clear.

    Once we can really experience both, there is an initial release.

  • Diminishing fear vicariously by watching others (
    Considerable research has shown that social forms of learning can contribute to the acquisition of fears, which led Golkar and colleagues to wonder whether it could also help to extinguish learned fears.
  • Fear (
    Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.
  • I’m Scared (
    All the things we fear externally can be kept away. But there is something about the end of the night, when our phones are away charging, and our computers are off, and our mind gets to wonder in the darkness. We are alone with out thoughts pacing at a thousand miles per hour. It hits us, fear.

    Fear of the  the past day, of tomorrow, of the unknown. Fear of life. Fear of ourselves. Fear of what we can think about, with no distractions.

  • What Is Fear? (
    Fear can be defined as an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).
    Most of the time these fears have no basis. They are just there to divert us from the plan of God in our lives. Theo opposite of fear is faith and the best way to fight against fear is to show faith. The bible says in the book of Philippians chapter 4:6 that we should not worry nor fret but by prayer, thanks giving and supplication we should make out request known to the Lord. So instead of expressing our fears we should prays and give thanks.
  • F.E.A.R. – False Evidence Appearing Real. (
    All the fear we feel is based on our past experiences. Fear itself doesn’t know anything about present or future experiences. Fear have the power to holds us hostage to past occurrences. Fear insists on re-telling us the same old story, almost convincing us that WE have all the right answers, that we are not lucky, that we are not deserving, that we were not meant to be happy, regardless of how many times we see the opposite happening to others around us.
  • Watching Others May Diminish Phobias (
    People with phobias have a strong, irrational fear of things that actually pose no real danger. Phobias, whether it’s fear of spiders, clowns or small spaces, are common and can be difficult to treat. However, new research reveals that watching someone else safely interact with the objects of fear can help extinguish these conditioned fear responses, and prevent them from recurring later on.

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