Fear is a good thing.
Farmers fear an influx of cheap food.
For Racine, pity and fear each must be tempered in itself.
The same question arises concerning both first-person fear (fear for one's self) and fear for others.
And so on: scratch the surface and you’ll find the fear.
“The difference now to before the crisis is the fear factor.
Specific phobias are unreasonable fears of specific stimuli; common examples are a fear of heights and a fear of dogs.
Exposure to what you fear, when that fear was unfounded, does over time reduce and even remove the fear.”
The strong man who injures the weak lacks the fear of the gods; the strong man who helps the weak has the fear of the gods.
If the relevant form of fear is best described as a prospect emotion, then the cognitive state of uncertainty would plausibly be necessary for fear.
“Not a fear of the virus returning, but fear from the memories of that time,” he said over a steaming bamboo tray of soup filled thin-skinned dumplings.
It begins by rejecting the traditional philosophical denial of the fear of death, maintaining instead that this fear is the beginning of the cognition of the All.
So, until we can reduce the uncertainty and address the fear, credibly address the fear, you can’t just use happy talk to try to make the fear go away.
Deep down, your colleague's behavior is most likely driven by fear — fear of rejection, fear of missing out, fear of not being good enough.
Fear of fear One reason is fear of "economic migrants" coming either from ex-communist countries in Eastern Europe, or through them from countries farther east.
French policy is based on fear--fear of Islam, fear of terrorism, fear of immigration, fear of an Arab “fifth column” in France.
I hadn’t been afraid when I got the call, but now I was—a vague fear, by which I mean a fear of specificity, a fear of seeing too precisely and having that sight haunt me.
"Deterrence must create fear in the mind of the adversary — fear that he will not achieve his objectives, fear that his losses and pain will far outweigh any potential gains, fear that he will be punished.
If someone experiences fear of flying and believes that flying is dangerous, there is rationality as coherence between what they fear and what they believe (even though fear is unfitting given the extremely low likelihood of plane accidents).
Among the more common examples are acrophobia, fear of high places; claustrophobia, fear of closed places; nyctophobia, fear of the dark; ochlophobia, fear of crowds; xenophobia, fear of strangers; and zoophobia, fear of animals.
- an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
- be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event
Example: I fear she might get aggressive
- an anxious feeling
- be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
Example: I fear the winters in Moscow
- be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement
Example: I fear I won't make it to your wedding party
- a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
Example: the fear of God
- be uneasy or apprehensive about
Example: I fear the results of the final exams
- regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
Example: Fear God as your father
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