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Fear

What's Changing? - Anxiety
Anxiety
Halcyon Inspired 22 November 2023
What's Changing? - Fear
Fear
Halcyon Imagines 27 February 2023

 

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February 2023

On Anonymity

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Is our great contemporary fear anonymity?

If the property that grounded the self in Romanticism was sincerity, and in modernism was authenticity, then in postmodernism is it visibility?  So asked the writer of a thought-provoking article on our obsession with connectivity.

Is this what our contemporary selves really want?  To be recognised, to be connected, to be visible, if not to the millions via, say, the X Factor, then at least to the hundreds, via Twitter or Facebook or LinkedIn?

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We treat as the most shameful personal secrets fears we almost all share - Alain de Botton (Twitter)

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The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them - Alfred Hitchcock

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Limits, like fears, are often just ani illusion - Michael Jordan, 11/09/09 when inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

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Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth - Pema Chodron

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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear - James Neil Hollingworth (pseudonym Ambrose Redmoon)

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Courage faces fear and thereby masters it - Martin Luther King, Jr