Human experience over the last 5000 to 6000 years has been governed by the concept of fear. Power over is about dominance and usually about physical dominance and how that then engages with fear. Fear is either used as a way to dominate. Or fear is the outcome of the domination. The experience of being … Read more
There are moments in life which are unforgettable because you witness a family member or friend achieve a milestone. There are other moments which are unforgettable because you yourself achieve a milestone. I’m not sure exactly how to describe the milestone, but yesterday I had an amazing, unforgettable moment. Before I get on with it, … Read more
In this time of uncertainty, it is important to resist responding in fear. The level of uncertainty within the US and around the globe has not been at this level for a very long time — maybe even within 1000 years! In the face of uncertainty, it is easy to misinterpret uncertainty as dark, void, … Read more
One of the most insidious aspects of Fear is that it pushes us to do exactly the opposite of what will bring us relief and a perspective for powerful action. In other words, fear pushes us to act out of fear, to act because we are afraid. Fear wants us to blindly accept the terror of an only imagined future. Fear hopes to dupe us into acting against our best interests. Fear goads us into acting from aversion.