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Personal Narrative: Overcoming My Fear of Flying

- As a kid I was tough, I did anything and everything. But flying scared me. I was in Hawaii and flying was unavoidable if you wanted to go anywhere. My father lived in California so when I decided to visit him I also had to face my fear and fly over the ocean. My want to see my father had to be stronger than my fear or I may never have never had the chance to know him. It was after September 11th so flying was even more intimidating. But knowing my family was on the other end made it easier, so I took my first flight by myself to California....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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Fear of Flying and Classical Conditioning Theory

- How Lauren may have learned of her Fear of Flying. How Lauren learned she had a fear in flying. Using the Classical Conditioning theory the possibilities could be endless. Classical conditioning in simple terms is the method in which one determines why and the cause of a condition as well as what has brought it about. There are many stimulus both conditioned and unconditioned that can cause fear or other problems, but the major reason for causes regarding the fear of flying has been mentioned in several articles regarding anxiety disorders....   [tags: Classical Conditioning Theory Psychology]

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Fear of Flying: More Than a Feminist Novel

- Fear of Flying: More Than a Feminist Novel The fears of Isadora: Her religion (Semi-Jewish), her love life (second husband, seventh analyst; Bennett), her gender (a woman in America. In the sixties!), her career (Writer: one book), sex (are women supposed to enjoy that?), her mother (Jude, an artist who danced naked in France), her sisters (all married, with at least two children apiece), her children (none), her name (Isadora White. Isadora Wing. Isadora White Stollerman Wing Goodlove?) and flying; Isadora has a fear of flying....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]

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Fear : A Battle With Ourselves

- Fear: A Battle With Ourselves We see thousands of different things a day. Some of them are meant to make you laugh, some are meant to teach you different things, but what about the ones that make us cringe or affect us in a negative way. The negative things the average person sees in their everyday life are the ones that cause us to develop fears and subconscious thoughts and makes us not want to do the things we should be able to do but can’t due to fear. We develop fear through first hand experiences but we also develop fear through seeing other receiving the bad end of the stick when they’re in a certain situation....   [tags: Phobia, Fear, Emotion, Anxiety]

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Phobias: The Irrational Fear

- Phobias: The Irrational Fear Phobias are irrational fear to a person, place or object and they are classified as an anxiety disorder. There is a term for every phobia imaginable. Phobias affect approximately nineteen million individuals, with the fears ranging from blood to women and every thing in between. The symptoms one experiences when suffering with a phobia include profuse sweating, headaches, extreme nausea and a variety of other physical symptoms. We all have our fears, rather it be flying or driving....   [tags: Fear]

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Fear Is The Unpleasant Emotion

- ... Fear is useful when it stops us from doing something that in fact, was going to harm us. Sometimes, it can be bad fear or excessive(unnecessary), such as when we are trying to do something new or put risks to meet certain goals and are scared even when there is no cause for danger. Fear can be useful when in some situations it hinders us from doing something that can actually hurt or harm us or from doing reckless things. For example, we are standing at the edge of a steep cliff. Fear will tell us to back off so we do not fall over and die....   [tags: Fear, Anxiety, Phobia, Anxiety disorder]

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Flying: The Transformation of Heart, Mind, and Soul

- “The fathers may soar and the children may know their names.” This was the basis of Milkman’s discovery of his past, which he would learn about in time. In Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon, Milkman goes through the early, adolescent, and middle stages of his life with little faith in himself, for he cannot fly, nor does he know flight’s true meaning. Milkman journeys through his life being selfish and vain because he has yet to discover his true identity. As Milkman grows, the more he experiences and encounters alone and with others....   [tags: Morrison, Solomon]

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Analysis Of Wilfred Owen 's ' Flying '

- ... The sense of panic is created as the soldiers are under attack. Evidence that conveys the soldiers’ panic are showed through the repetition of the word ‘gas’ and the and the imperative punctuation of the second ‘GAS’ which proves that they were shouting for escape. Furthermore, the concept of horror during the war is also seen in ‘Strange Meeting’ as the persona confronts an enemy soldier after death. However, Owen makes the encounter through descriptive manner, which also display some horror that the soldier encounters....   [tags: Poetry, World War II, World War I, Rupert Brooke]

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Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact or Fiction?

- Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact or Fiction. Unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, as they're fondly called, are one of the century's most intriguing and controversial mysteries. Since ancient times, UFOs of all types have been accounted for. More today than ever, hundreds of thinkers, theologians, and scientists have tried to answer why there are or whether there aren't UFOs. According to some, the speculation that UFOs are alien spacecrafts from another world is an absurd and foolish proposal....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Examination of Complicated Relationships between The Flying Troutmans and The Kite Runner

- ... Sohrab has a fear of not being accepted into the culture and the family. Amir reassures, “‘I won’t ever get tired of you, Sohrab…Not ever. That’s a promise. You’re my nephew, remember?” (The Kite Runner, pg 340). Regardless of their own individual struggles, both characters demonstrate to the reader that their selfless acts have helped strengthen their family relationships. All of the traumatic occurrences Amir endured throughout his life, he was still able repair his families relationships by finding the truth....   [tags: choices, complications, family, relationships]

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Racial Discrimination Kept Black People from Flying in Air Force

- Colin Powell once observed that “a dream doesn’t become reality through magic, it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” This principle is mirrored dramatically in the story of African Americans in aerospace history. The invention of the airplane in the first decade of the twentieth century sparked a revolution in modern technology. This new realm of powered flight rapidly altered modes of travel and recast the conduct of warfare. Aviation in the popular mind became associated with adventure and heroism....   [tags: aerospace, aviation, pilots]

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Fear in the Media- Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You Hear

- Fox, Msnbc, The New York Times… The news, in all its formats, dominates our lives. It’s where we get our information about what’s going on in the world. When we wake up in the morning, it’s what we leave our houses to collect; what we turn on the TV to see. We read it online, in paper, and on TV. It’s an inevitable part of life. The news the media feeds us… most often, it’s anything but hopeful. Stories about shootings in cities or children drowning in pools or terrorist attacks; sometimes, stories that haven’t even happened, stories labeled with a large ‘if’; these stories have a large effect on our lives in the fear they impose on our daily activities....   [tags: Media]

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The Truth About Phobias

- Heights, shadows on the wall, clowns, spiders; there are many different things of which people are scared, and when these phobias become too prevalent, they can sometimes cause disruptions in the lives of the people who have them. There are many people who are scared of things which can be a danger to their well-being, but there are many other people who are scared of things which can cause them no harm, such as speaking on the telephone (Telephonophobia), or their chin (Geniophobia). Fear is an averse emotion to something which presents an immediate or impending danger to oneself, while a phobia is a strong irrational fear of, or aversion to, something which will cause no danger....   [tags: Irrational Fear]

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High-Speed Rail and the Advancement of America

- ... High-speed rail is not only a safer mode of public transportation, but it will also save lives by keeping people off the highways. The deaths amounted from car crashes in the United States are significantly higher than the deaths from all train accidents. The deaths from car crashes are around 900,000 in the past twenty-one years, whereas all the train deaths in the last twenty-one years are less than 15,000 (Freemark). Drivers on the road do not drive safely, and there are also problems with drunk, tired, and high drivers just to name a few....   [tags: futuristic technologies, flying cars]

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What is a Phobia?

- There are many, many different phobias in the world. Some ranging from claustrophobia, the fear of enclosed spaces, to agoraphobia, the fear of open spaces, however these little “fears” control these people’s lives. What we look at as just a normal day, they wake up worrying about ways to cope with this obsession. What causes phobias. What is a phobia. And how do we cure them. What is a phobia. A phobia is classified as a lasting and unreasonable fear caused by the presence or thought of an object or situation that usually poses no danger....   [tags: fear, conditioning, anxiety]

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The Effects of Fear on the Society

- The Effects of Fear on the Society Economics of population is, at its simplest, the study of a distribution of resources. As demographic and environmental factors change, the careful balance of supply and demand becomes altered. This change in the distribution of resources is usually a slow developing process, as rising fertility rates or environmental waste can decade by decade create a greater imbalance between what is available for consumption and what is needed for survival. Still, sudden unexpected events sometimes arise that greatly disrupt the environmental balance....   [tags: Economics 911 september 11 Essays Papers]

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Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

- Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas The story begins abruptly, as we find our mock heroes out in the desert en route to the savvy resort of Las Vegas. The author uses a tense hitchhiker as a mode, or an excuse, for a flashback that exposes the plot. An uncertain character picked up in the middle of the desert who Raoul Duke, the main character, feels the need to explain things to, to help him rest easy. They had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half-full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multicolored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers....Also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw eit...   [tags: Film Movie Movies Films Las Vegas Essays]

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Fear of Flight on Our Family Trip to Florida

- It was summer and I was in my room playing games and then my parents came home and yelled “kids come down stairs we have exciting news for you.” My siblings and I came down stairs and heard the news that we're going on a vacation to Florida. I was excited at first because I had never been to Florida,but when I heard that we're going by plane I started to get a little nervous because I'm afraid of heights, and I had never been on an airplane. Later that day we started to pack our luggage and put into the car for tomorrow....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Strengths and Weaknesses of JetBlue: Bring Humanity Back to Air Travel

- ... Opportunities Increase the number of flights JetBlue is a fast growing company however, it needs to increase the number of flights and take advantage of the growing market in order to make more profit. In addition to increasing the flights, by expanding its activities, the company will be able to buy fuel at lower costs and suffer less from the fuel deficiencies. Global travel and tourism industry Growing faster than manufacturing, retails and financial services, the Travel and Tourism industry outperformed the global economy is 2012 (World Travel and Tourism)....   [tags: customers, flying, product, rates, service]

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Phobias And Its Effects On An Individual

- One of the characteristics of a phobia is a feeling that is greater than the fear of a situation or object with an exaggeration of the danger associated with the said situation or even object. This persistent fear often leads to an anxiety disorder that leads an individual to develop mechanisms that ensure one avoids the object or situation that triggers the occurrence of the phobia. Phobias can have highly debilitating effects on an individual including the development of depression, isolation, substance abuse, and even suicide....   [tags: Phobia, Fear, Phobias, Panic attack]

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Fear - Original Writing

- Fear - Original Writing I am afraid. I cling close to my sister Sarah in the dark. Even though there is little light, I can see her bright eyes. My older sister holds me tight, occasionally telling me, "Hush, Zoe," when I try to cry out for Mama and Papa and even for John, my mean older brother. John, who had been so helpful the last few minutes we were together, pulling the loose planks off the floor and helping us down into a secret hole beneath the house. John, who was so kind to us, telling us that he would always love us and would see us again soon....   [tags: Papers]

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The Conscious And Subconscious Facets of a Phobia

- Fear is an inevitable bodily defence mechanism that has been around since the beginning of human evolution. Every human being experiences fear intermittently throughout their lifetime, in some, their fear(s) are so severe that they interfere with daily activities. An irrational fear of an object, situation, or activity that a person feels obligated to avoid is considered a phobia 1. The word “phobia” originates from the Greek word "Phóbos" that translates as morbid fear 5. Phobias present themselves in different intensities....   [tags: Beta Blockers, Untreated Childhood Fear]

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Ufo 's Or Myth?

- ... They were very simple circles and as time went on, they became very complicated. Crop circles usually have cellular changes in the crop, radiation fluctuations in the soil, and always are unusually shaped. The latest evidence shows that the crop is exposed to some kind of microwave radiation and has boiled the water in the plant cells, causing them to burst and bend at the bottom. Most people think crop circles are always circles, hence the name, but they have become complex and come in many different shapes and sizes....   [tags: Unidentified flying object, Extraterrestrial life]

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What Are Your Fears And Phobias?

- “What are your fears and phobias?” I have been asked this question many times. I never answer this question because I’m too “shy” to answer, but it’s more than that. I’m actually really scared for what might happen next if they’re told what I’m afraid of. For whoever is asking, yes I do have a phobia, or actually two phobias. What is a phobia. Well, a phobia is basically an anxiety disorder. Most of the time it’s described as an irrational and persistent fear in which the affected person would go great distances to avoid such fear....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Social anxiety, Phobias]

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Crew Resource Management and Aviation Safety

- Abstract Throughout the history of aviation, accidents have and will continue to occur. With the introduction of larger and more complex aircraft, the number of humans required to operate these complex machines has increased as well as, some say, the probability of human error. There are studies upon studies of aircraft accidents and incidents resulting from breakdowns in crew coordination and, more specifically, crew communication. These topics are the driving force behind crew resource management....   [tags: Essays Papers Flying Airplanes]

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Symptoms of Phobias

- Almost everyone has an irrational fear or two- whether it be a fear of heights or of spiders; but at a certain point, fear intensifies and crosses the line into a phobia. A phobia is defined as a persistent, abnormal, and irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it, despite the awareness and reassurance that it is not dangerous. A phobia causes intense physical and psychological reactions which affects a person’s ability to function normally at work or in social settings....   [tags: spiders, heights, abnormal, irrational fear]

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Pain and Panic: The Demons behind Biological Fear

- Pain and Panic: The Demons behind Biological Fear "A variety of terms are used to describe fear. The Bible uses words like fear, afraid, terror, dread, anxious, tremble, shake, and quake over 850 times to portray this core human emotion. Healthcare professionals use terms like fear, anxiety, panic attack, and phobia to illuminate the spectrum of our fears." (2) Our emotions are said to be the most subjective of all our biological components. It seems that we have a difficult time grasping them, and an even more difficult time controlling them....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Courage and American Pride in Greengrass’s Film United 93

- Greengrass’s film United 93 might seem like nothing more than a film showcasing unrelenting America pride. However, Greengrass not only meant to point out the steadfast attitude the passengers on United 93 showed in the face of hopelessness, but he also meant to show the alternative viewpoint. He showed the side of the hijackers that would make many question whether or not they had any humanity left in them. Greengrass shows that the hijackers were much more complex than what many make them out to be....   [tags: Hijackers, Complexity, Fear]

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Roswell by Melinda Metz

- The preserving modern folk tale that is the invasion of aliens, is fully knotted within the cultural fear that one day in the near future, a threat of some unknown origin will be more powerful, more capable at warfare than we American’s can ever be. No mater the impossibility, it is a perceived end to the very short colonization of the North Americas. In 1947 a few miles from Roswell, NW, Mack Brazel found debris from an unidentified flying object scattered in a three-mile arc on his land. According to the myth told by the International UFO Museum Research Center in Roswell, NW, the metal had strange pictorial writings on the “I” beams and were purple in color....   [tags: UFOs, alien, fear]

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson

- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream was originally written by Hunter S. Thompson in 1971. This classic novel showcases a stoned sportswriter, Raoul Duke, who also refers to his own ego as “Dr. Gonzo”. Duke travels to Las Vegas with his fellow Samoan “attorney” to cover a motorcycle race on the outskirts of Las Vegas called the Mint 400. After a series of reckless events, Raoul and his companion finally make their way to the city. Once there, they find themselves stirring up a great deal of trouble and receive a heap of public attention due to their erratic, drug-induced behaviors....   [tags: Film Version, Styles of Narration]

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How the Authors Create a Feeling of Fear and Terror in The Ostler, The Red Room and The Superstitious Man's Story

- How the Authors Create a Feeling of Fear and Terror in The Ostler, The Red Room and The Superstitious Man's Story In order to answer this question I read the relevant stories, i.e. 'The Ostler' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells and 'The Superstitious Man's Story' by Thomas Hardy in great detail. I will now attempt to compare the methods the authors have utilised to create the impact mentioned above. In order to see which one has been more effective in conveying fear and terror, suspense and the extraordinary, in my opinion....   [tags: Papers]

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying, by George Orwell

- Keep the Aspidistra Flying is one of George Orwell’s lesser known novels, but no less powerful. The most telling aspect of this novel is the characterization it provides. Keep the Aspidistra Flying is a novel about wealth and money. The main character, Gordon Comstock, has a constant struggle with money. Whether it is the possession or the absence of income, Gordon always struggles with money and its position in his life. The ultimate goal of the novel is presenting both the character’s philosophies on wealth, and also where they lie in the possession of it....   [tags: Keep the Aspidistra Flying Essays]

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Unidentified Flying in Texas

- “Wow. Did you just see that. What was that?” This is some of the things you would be hearing if you lived in Texas. This state is one of the most popular states for having mysterious unknown lights flying across the sky. There have been multiple occasions where these lights have flown across this state. We do not know for sure what they are but they think that they could be UFO’s. There is a lot of conflict on what people think these actually are. Some say that they are UFO’s and others say that they are Chinese lanterns....   [tags: mysterious lights flying across the sky]

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Fear And Fear Of Fear

- Fear is one of the most primitives human emotions that exist. It is the response when people is exposed to danger. Feeling an unpleasant sensation passing through the body, mind and soul; activating a warning system to overcome the threat and preserve life. Fear is consider a basic survival mechanism. Without it, humans would not have caution against dangerous situations. For example, crossing the street without looking for coming cars; could surely result in serious injuries or death. Therefore fear is a useful mechanism that works without persons noticing, but monitoring everything that is perceive and reacting to any hint of danger....   [tags: Fear, Emotion, Suffering, Thought]

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Machiavellian Concepts on the Use of Fear

- In Machiavelli’s “Prince” he discussed the use of fear as a political tool to maintain the state. He argued that fear when properly directed could generate loyalty and bolster the support of the government. He went on to write that fear was only powerful when wielded with care and when abused could quickly become counterproductive and result in being hated by the people. Fear was potent because it was the prince’s creation. Unlike love that is given to the prince and can easily be taken away, fear is the prince’s tool and his alone....   [tags: Fear]

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Self-Defense Legislation

- Self-defense is the right for an individual to use necessary force in order to defend oneself against an unlawful force of another. Therefore, an act that is typically depicted as a crime is not punishable under these circumstances. Joycelyn M. Pollock (2013) pointed out that, “the right to protect oneself, one’s family, and one’s “castle” is a time-honored right that existed before the common law and was recognized by it” (P.101). Under common law, a criminal charge depended upon a showing that the defendant believed force was necessary in order for self protection, upon reasonable grounds, the threat was forthcoming, and the force was not excessively used (Pollock, 2013, 102)....   [tags: harm, fear, danger, legislation, homicide, society]

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The Fear Of Man 's Greatest Fear

- ... However, if we are consumed by the approval of others and seek to please people instead of pleasing God or regard people’s approval of us, higher than God’s approval of us, we miss the point and get into a trap, which leads us in bondage. They loved human praise more than praise from God (John 12: 43 NIV). We become idolisers of people instead of worshipers of the True Living God. Fear creates for us a trap and that trap leads us into captivity. Do you recall any instance in your life, where you were fearful of people and that fear got you in more trouble....   [tags: Fear, Anxiety, Religion, God]

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Flying Solo

- Flying Solo Today is the day of my first flying lesson. For the last month I have been putting together a model of the Spirit of St. Louis, the plane Charles Lindbergh used to fly from to New York to Paris in May of 1927, the first transatlantic flight. I love putting together models; I love the intense concentration it requires, the knot of tension that forms at the back of my neck, the dizzying smell of glue. Charles Lindbergh was not the first pilot to attempt this flight, but he was the first to attempt it alone....   [tags: Flying Planes Personal Narratives Essays]

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My Achievements Of Acquiring Social Skills

- My achievements in acquiring social skills called communication It was a warm autumn morning and the sun was just rising on the horizon. I was already awake and ready for my first day at the college. Later I found myself standing crusted like a statue behind the white door which reminded me an endless emotional tension that I usually experience all the time while facing a simple for some people but for me a very difficult situation to deal with. For a long period, a very deep anxiety and nervousness had been my only response to the situations when I had to interact with new people....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Single person, Worry]

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Fear Is A Powerful Emotion

- Fear is a powerful emotion. Wikipedia.com describes fear as “an emotion induced by threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately change behavior, such as running away, hiding or freezing from traumatic events.”Most people tend to avoid fearful situations, not realizing that something positive may come out of the event or experience. Victor Villaseñor focuses on the topic of fear in his novel titled Burro Genius. Villaseñor demonstrates to readers how growing up he was extremely fearful of any situation....   [tags: Fear, Claustrophobia, Anxiety]

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What is Fear and What Causes It?

- Fear is something that large amounts of people have encountered at least once at some point in their lives. It has been said to have caused a variety of outcomes, many of them being largely negative. Therefore, it is a common human response to react to fear by counteracting it with positivity and/or success. The idea people have of what fear is depends on the person. In the article “How Fear Works”, for example, fear is defined as a “chain reaction in the brain that starts with a stressful stimulus and ends with the release of chemicals” (Layton 1)....   [tags: environment, past experience, fear paranoia]

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Overcoming Fear With Faith

- Everyone is on a road of difficulties and trials. We face these trials everyday sometimes we work hard to resolve them. On the other hand sometimes people will be afraid of the problems that come their way. We sometimes will try to escape it but it will be their festering in our lives and in our minds. Until one day we decide to take action, the time we decide to mend the problem is the day we can change and rid the problem from our lives for good. Nonetheless if we do not bring forth courage and put forth the chance to mend our problems we might become penetrated with fear....   [tags: Faith vs. Fear]

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The Individual’s Existentialist Struggle Rooted in Fear

- The individual is naturally comprised of a conglomeration of cumbersome and distressing emotions, such as fear and distress. It is within inane circumstances that human beings are able to experience inherent fear. In moments of fear, people are able to apply existentialist thought, for it is through fear in which people decide to act. Existentialism is a philosophical theory that is governed by authenticity, which is that the existence of a person is determined through the acts of their own will (“Existentialism”)....   [tags: Power of Fear]

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Using Our Fear for the Good of the World

- Our deepest fear is a unique quotation by an author who is unknown but was made famous by Nelson Mandela. This quotation really makes you think about your own fears and the ways we can look at them and how they affect us in our everyday lives. I believe the author is trying to say we should not fear our fears, but embrace them and use them for the good of the world and even just ourselves. He says we fear what we are capable as individuals. We fear the good in us, like our talents rather than the darkness....   [tags: fear, Nelson Mandela, ]

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The Fear Of Public Speaking

- ... Cause Amanda McMillian wrote an article for Health Magazine that provides a bevy of information on Anxiety Disorder, which mimics the Panic Disorder because, like anxiety disorder, people with Panic Disorder have similar reasons that the brain reacts to different situations. The cause she speaks of are events that are unsettling and harrowing such as a violent encounter or the death of a loved one. These events also elicit post-traumatic stress disorder which mimics the symptoms of Panic Disorder....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Panic attack, Panic disorder]

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Test Anxiety : The Crippling Fear Of Failure

- Test Anxiety: The Crippling Fear of Failure Fear is used as the umbrella term for a seemingly innumerable amount of emotions and traits, namely because fear presents itself in a number of ways. If you have ever experienced any anxiety or phobia then you have encountered something that you are afraid of and that feeling was produced by fear. The purpose of this essay is to introduce the reader to a specific kind of terror, and that is “testophobia” or test anxiety that can be brought on by an apprehension of failure....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Emotion, Anxiety disorder]

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Fear The Protective Mechanisms Will Help Us Defeat Them

- ... As fear deals less with stress from something compared to anxiety where it deals with a lot of stress. “Although they do relate to a huge amount of critical health conditions and can become unmanageable.” (Ankrom) When being diagnosed most doctors believe that fear can cause you to develop anxiety. In some cases, this can be true although the doctor could be diagnosing you incorrectly. “Fear is considered a chain reaction in the brain that begins with a stressful stimulus and ends with a releasing of chemicals.” (Layton) This will cause our hearts to race, breathing begins to speed up, and our muscles begin to feel energized....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Phobia, Emotion]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' My Fear ' By Lawrence Raab

- ... Fear] follows us’ (line 1). Similarly, this use of personification makes the fear the speaker feels more real, and it is shown in the poem when the speaker says ‘Tell me, Mr. Fear, what must I carry away from your dream.’ (line 11-13). The image of Mr. Fear giving the speaker something more that he has to bear as a burden is powerful, as there are many people who feel as if they are given more and more weight that they have to carry with them with every troubling experience. Overall, personification is a tool that is used to create connections between the abstract and the reality, and allows for the reader to better comprehend what the speaker is feeling in this poem....   [tags: Fear, Phobia, Claustrophobia, Anxiety]

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The Fear Of Snakes : A Disturbing Emotion Aroused By Impending Danger

- The literal definition of fear states that it is “a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger” (Dictionary.com). It’s something we have all experienced, and always will. It is hard to escape, and it can find you anywhere. It can be small, or it could be overwhelming. Sometimes it even eats you from the inside out with stress. No matter who you are, you’re going to have a fear of something, whatever it may be. Even Indiana Jones, one of the coolest, bravest men in the movies had a fear of snakes....   [tags: Fear, Claustrophobia, Phobia, Fishing]

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Destruction Caused by Fear in Lord of the Flies and a Separate Peace

- Have you ever been so afraid for your life that you would do anything to save it. Or been so scared of something you felt like you became a different person afterwards because of the experience. Well, the characters of Lord of the Flies and A Separate Peace all have encountered these experiences and their lives have changed forever because of the destruction caused by fear. Lord of the Flies is set during the time of World War 2 and is about a group of 7-12 year old boys who are hopelessly stranded on an uncharted island after a devastating plane crash leaving them completely without adult supervision....   [tags: innocence, nature, fear]

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Fear of Death in White Noise by Don DeLillo

- In the novel, White Noise by Don DeLillo, Jack Gladney tries to think that he know his wife Babette. He tries to disguise his true self in order to gain strength through his false identity. He tries to control Babette’s thoughts by telling her she is supposed to act a particular way because he is slowly losing control and the struggle of who is more afraid of death. Jack constantly is trying to face his fears of death but learns that his wife has similar fears. He tries to gain power over his death by trying to murder someone....   [tags: identity, kill, fear, death]

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Summary of the Fear of Breathing by Lafferty, Sherlock and Wood

- Each new morn.New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face (qtd in Lawson, Sandra. 2013) In the eighty-five pages play, Lafferty, Sherlock, and Wood exert their utmost effort to document, organize, and reconstruct a collage of verbatim testimonies, reports, and interviews eyewitnesses of the Syrian Revolution .The interviews were conducted by Laffery in collaboration with veteran war correspondents: Sherlock and Wood. Lafferty and colleagues conducted interviews incognito with ordinary people, activists, businesspersons, defectors, Free Syrian Army soldiers, and medical staff....   [tags: Fear of Breathing Essays]

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The Word Fear Makes My Mind Draw A Blank

- ... Both my mother and father insisted that nothing was there and that he did not exist, but their rationality did not matter to my five year old self. At that age I could only explain the creaks and bumps I heard in the middle of the night as him. I would stay up for hours tucked into my Toy Story covers, shivering in fear. In fear of the monster beneath my bed would come and take me away from my family. That is what usually makes people fear something isn 't it. The thought of something taking you away from the only people you know and love....   [tags: Fear, Claustrophobia, American football positions]

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Analysis Of Joseph Wolpe Developed A Life With Constant Fear

- Looking at a normal person walking down the street you wouldn’t know what kind of fear they might be facing. People face different fears in their lives that they can’t control. It is common for people to be scared of a situation that has a rationality behind it. For example, being scared while inside a haunted house. If the fear is irrational and many aren 't frightened by it, it would be categorized as a phobia. Living a life with constant fear that interferes with a person’s everyday life would be categorized as an anxiety disorder....   [tags: Fear, Phobia, Social anxiety disorder]

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The Panic Virus : A True Story Of Medicine, Science, And Fear Written By Seth Mnookin

- The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear written by Seth Mnookin offers something for all potential readers. For those who are anti-vaccine, Mnookin offers valid science, testimony, history, and excerpts that demonstrate that vaccinating a child can be more beneficial than not. Instead of simply dismissing those who do not vaccinate their children, Mnookin offers valid points to counter argue in this debate. Mnookin offers thought, logic, reasoning, and research into his arguments, showing that his opinion is rooted in fact, rather than opinion or belief....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Fear]

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Creative Writing: The Flying Lotus

- It all started when our overrated adventurer, The Flying Lotus, woke up in a magical cornfield. It was the first time it had happened. Feeling scarcely pleased, The Flying Lotus slapped a gerbil, thinking it would make him feel better (but as usual, it did not). A few unsatisfying minutes later, he realized that his beloved invisible cloak was missing. Immediately he called his redheaded stepchild of a 'friend', Lady Wonder. The Flying Lotus had known Lady Wonder for (plus or minus) half a million years, the majority of which were sassy ones....   [tags: lady wonder, eagles, god]

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The Flying Troutmans By Miriam Toews

- Graphic novels are something that requires a lot of deliberate thought and dedication to create a novel that affects the reader in the way authors want them to. Everything within a graphic novel is conscious decision to enable the tones, story, characters, and messages to get through as best as they can. Due to this it is difficult to create an adaption based on someone else’s work, as you want to portray their messages and tones accurately, but also how the creator interoperates the original authors work....   [tags: Manga, Comics, Novel, Graphic novel]

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The Flying Heart of an Aviation Hero

- During my early elementary years of school, I would often hear my teachers say; “Hard work and dedication are steps toward greatness”. I did not understand what they meant until I joined the United States Army and served with some extraordinary men. Chief among them is Chief Warren Officer Michael L. Reese. Though I have not meet CW5 Reese personally, I felt as though I have served side by side with him. He has demonstrated what it truly means to strive for what you believe and never give up on your dreams....   [tags: serving in the military with extraordinary men]

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The Invention of Flying Cars

- There are many inventions of the future that people either know or hope will happen and some inventions that people have never thought that would happen in this or the next lifetime. For instance, one piece of future technology that I believe may come to pass is the invention of flying cars. Since the time of being young and watching the Jetsons, many people have been waiting to see the first flying car. While bringing up the idea of a flying car to a lot of people would seem absurd or downright impossible to some, I actually believe that it is very much so possible to create given how far technology has come in the past few decades....   [tags: future, prediction, technology]

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Questions On Unidentified Flying Electives

- William Clark Professor Marconette English 102 04 May 2016 Causation Essay Unidentified Flying Electives Should we be concerned with the recent sightings of UFE. Have the public high school electives all of a sudden metamorphosed and sprouted wings. Unidentified Flying Electives have been reported from folks all across the United States, let’s find out if we can identify what this phenomenon is all about. With each passing year, the creative elective options for students in public high schools seem to shrink....   [tags: High school, Education, Secondary school]

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The Element of Fear: Dickens´ The Signalman and Wells´ Red Room

- Charles Dickens’ ‘The Signalman,’ and H.G Wells’ ‘Red Room’ are both short stories written to grip readers through the element of fear. Both tales were written near the end of the Victorian era, during Queen Victoria’s reign. Victorian Britain had a liking for literature, including short stories. Short stories were idyllic because they were a source of instant entertainment, the type required in technologically withdrawn times. People were also becoming increasingly interested in supernatural events such as mesmerism....   [tags: Charles Dickens, H. G. Wells, Victorian era, fear]

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Racism in The Color of Fear

- Racism in The Color of Fear Let’s start with the definition of racism. Racism refers to the belief that race is the primary determinant of human capacities, that a certain race is inherently superior or inferior to others, and/or that individuals should be treated differently based on their ascribed race. There are two main issues in the movie the “The Color of Fear” that I will discuss. These two issues include grouping people of color on the basis of the way one looks, and the attitudes of different races towards one another....   [tags: Color Fear Film Movie Racism Race Essays]

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Flying Squirrels

- Flying squirrels is in subfamily Petauristinae. They are arboreal and nocturnal. They do not actually fly, but glide between trees by a gliding membrane (patagium). This membrane connects the front legs to the back legs (Parr, 2003). In another word, a furry parachute-like membrane stretches from wrist to ankle. Flaps of skin connecting limbs to body provide a wing-like surface. All species have reddish eyeshine, brighter in the large species than the smaller ones which may be quite dim. The subfamily shows severe taxonomic complications, with little agreement among mammalian researchers (Parr, 2003)....   [tags: Biology, DNA]

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Unidentified Flying Objects and The Area 51

- The Area 51 military base has been one of America’s most controversial places. Controversies ranging from unidentified flying objects (UFO’s), alien sightings to highly advanced military technology. Recently, the CIA has declassified some documents and acknowledged the existence and the development of the spy planes, but deny any UFO’s or alien sightings (or experimentations). However, there are still many people who believe in the conspiracies of UFO’s and aliens, they believe the CIA hasn’t been fully honest, and that there is much more than what they are telling....   [tags: military base, technology]

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Flying Is A More Popular Form Of Travel

- On average, more then eight million people fly on an airplane every day. That is blank percent of the total world population. Flying is becoming a more popular form of travel as time goes on. In fact, according to Garfors.com, 37.4 million flights were scheduled in 2014, which is up 2.7% from 2013. And it means an average of 102,465 flights per day. In life, one must properly prepare for this experience, if ever given the opportunity – after all; it is getting more popular every year. Flying is stressful for the first time if you don’t know how, but after the first time, it is much less nerve-wracking....   [tags: Airline, Airport, Traveler, Flight attendant]

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Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact or Fiction?

- Introduction Paranormal links to things outside of the normal. Things that are out of the normal consist of ghosts, poltergeists, and psychic communication with other worlds(You may want yo provide an explanation to what each of these are) . Those 3 things are the first to cross people minds when they think of paranormal activity. Imbrogno (year) also stated, “ UFO’s, alien contact, and the appearance of unusual creatures are all apart of paranormal activity”. So basically anything that is out of the ordinary deals with paranormal activity (Imbrogno, 2013)....   [tags: paranormal activiy, supernatural, aliens]

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National Identity in Eric Ambler's Journey into Fear

- National Identity in Eric Ambler's Journey into Fear In his novel A Coffin for Dimitrios, Eric Ambler writes: "A man's features, the bone structure and the tissue which covers it, are the product of a biological process; but his face he creates for himself" (269). This distinction between the physical flesh and the face, the "devil mask" is for Ambler a crucial metaphor of "duplicity" (269). It is "a screen to hide [the] mind's nakedness...though they understand instinctively that the mask cannot be the man behind it; they are generally shocked by a demonstration of the fact" (269)....   [tags: Journey into Fear Essays]

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Flying Machine Industry:

- Zeppelins in the late 1800s to early 1900s were the most intuitive invention in the flying machine industry. According to britannica.com a zeppelin is a “rigid airship…consisting of a cigar-shaped, trussed, and covered frame supported by internal gas cells…Beneath the 128-metre (420-foot) craft a keellike structure connected two external cars, each of which contained a 16-horsepower engine geared to two propellers. A sliding weight secured to the keel afforded vertical control by raising or lowering the nose, while rudders were provided for horizontal control....   [tags: zeppelins, rigid airship]

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Jetblue : A Low Fare Flying Airline

- JetBlue was founded in 1999 by David Neeleman under the name of New Air and later was change to JetBlue. David Neeleman aim to create a low fare flying airline to compete with southwest airline. Many of JetBlue employees were former employees of southwest airline. In 2000 JetBlue begins flying to routes in New York and Florida. The next year they built their second base in Long Beach, California. JetBlue is one of few airlines that was continuously profitable after 9/11. Threats of new entrants JetBlue have a low threat to new entrants since the airline industry have strong barriers to entrants....   [tags: Low-cost carrier, Airline, Southwest Airlines]

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Fear in Journey's End by RC Sheriff

- Fear in Journey's End The definition of ‘fear’ is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. ‘Fear’ is reflected by the continual tension throughout the play. All the characters deal with fear in their own different ways. This reflects their personality and gives us an outline of how they really deal with the troubles, which arise during their experiences in a dangerous surrounding, and also, by dealing with the outcomes that they have to face in life. Stanhope deals with pain and fear through expressing his anger and also by his drinking habits....   [tags: Journey's End Literature War Fear Danger Essays]

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Leonardo Dreams of Hid Flying Machine

- Charles Alan Sylvestri’s poem “Leonardo dreams of hid flying machine” is a dramatic story of hope and optimism that takes the listener on a great adventure into the great unknown. Leonardo functions as the agonist of the poem who is “tormented” by his need to fly and touch the sky. Finally, after much planning and determination Leonardo takes a great leap of faith with his flying machine and his dreams of flight are consummated. In order to fully encapsulate Leonardo’s conquest of the almighty heavens it would only be fitting to have the text set to a full orchestra accompanied by a SATB choir....   [tags: Charles Alan Sylvestri, Poetic Analysis]

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Under Pressure: Flying the Boeing 777

- For many, being a pilot is a very glamorous job. It does sound like a high profile job, but it is by no means an easy feat. I chose to be a pilot because I wanted to be a globetrotter. I knew that being a commercial pilot is an opportunity to travel to many exciting places. To become a professional pilot, I have trained over 2000 hours. After finishing my training I applied for British airways and trained for nearly one year in the flight simulators of the Boeing 777. Finally, to my delight, the day had come when I would be flying my maiden flight for British Airways....   [tags: being a commercial pilot, personal story]

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Geography of Fear and Fear of Crime

- Geography of fear and fear of crime in society today has been widely researched. In this essay fear of crime is used in the context of an individual’s perceived risk of becoming a victim of crime. This essay will explain Cater and Jones statement and discuss how media portrayal, environmental incivility in urban leading to loss of authority of space by local people and urban encroachment of rural areas shape the ‘geography of fear’. These factors at individual, neighbourhood and community level will be evaluated in ways so fear of crime can be reduced in urban and rural areas....   [tags: victim, criminal offenders, urban areas]

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Socrates and Epicurus - Live Life Without Fear of Death

- Many people seem to fear death, but philosophers such as Socrates and Epicurus would argue that one has no reason to fear it. Socrates sees death as a blessing to be wished for if death is either nothingness or a relocation of the soul, whereas Epicurus argues that one shouldn't worry themselves about death since, once we are gone, death is annihilation which is neither good nor bad. Epicurus believes that death itself is a total lack of perception, wherein there is no pleasure or pain. I agree with Epicurus because Socrates doesn't give a sound argument for death as a blessing, whereas Epicurus' argument is cogent....   [tags: Why We Should Not Fear Death]

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Flying

- A few summers ago, a gentleman I had only just met offered me an afternoon plane ride. He was a retired lawyer and enjoyed any excuse to pilot his small plane. My friend Paul and I had nothing scheduled that day, so figured why not. After some debate about where to fly, north, south, or east, we settled on Mendocino, about halfway up the coast to Oregon. Within minutes we were bundled into a Beechcraft Bonanza and rattling off an absurdly short runway into the open sky. It was a spectacular day even by California standards as we swooped along the pine-clad rocky coastline and buzzed hermits at a hidden Buddhist monastery....   [tags: The Event That Changed My Life]

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UFOs or Unidentified Flying Objects

- The mysterious phenomenon of UFO sightings seems worthy of serious scientific research. This is due to theories found within the field of ufology, past reported sightings, and credible information given out by the government. Ufologists should also be aware of past examples that have been successful from the astronomical community. Bernard Haisch is an astrophysicist, scientific editor of the Astrophysical Journal, and editor of the Journal of Scientific Exploration. The Journal of Scientific Exploration (JSE), which Bernard edits, is a peer reviewed research journal in which scholarly investigations on phenomena not part of the currently accepted scientific paradigms may be published...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fear in H. G. Wells' "The Red Room" and the "Red-room Episode" in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Both H. G. Wells and Charlotte Bronte draw upon the Gothic tradition to create an atmosphere of fear in their books, but this is handled in different ways although with some similarities. The Gothic tradition was believed to have started in 1764, however these novels were written outside the Gothic period, with Charlotte Bronte publishing her book in 1847, and H. G. Wells publishing his in 1896, over one hundred years later than the first Gothic novel. H. G. Wells starts off his book with a conversation between the narrator who will then go on to ender the read room, and a group of pensioners who give him several warnings that he should not enter the red room due to its haunted nature....   [tags: Fear, H. G. Wells, Red Room, Charlotte Bronte, Jan]

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The Cranes Are Flying ( 1957 ) And The Battle Of Algiers ( 1966 )

- Twentieth century Europe was a period of drastic transition. The rise of nationalism, colonialism, militarism and industrialism in the second half of the nineteenth century set the stage for the following years of radicalism, violence and great change in Europe, and therefore, the rest of the world.Often during the 1900s, violence was used to stimulate the transformations which occurred during the century. Events such as the World Wars and decolonization are prime examples of radicalism and violence which drove for change in European power....   [tags: World War II, United States, Algeria, War]

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Dr. Arnold Beisser’s Flying Without Wings

- I have chosen to write my book report on an autobiography. Dr. Arnold Beisser’s Flying Without Wings discusses his battle against polio and how he overcame innumerable obstacles. Born in 1925, he contracted paralytic polio at age 24. While our situations are vastly different, I found that we were actually quite similar. His insights into the life of an individual with a disability are accurate. Although the autobiography is not financially focused, many of his ideas and life lessons directly relate to financial goals and ultimately financial independence....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Beisser]

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The Fear Of The Boss

- 1.) Alfonso definitely led with fear instead of love. He seems to not be able to control his emotions and would reprimand whoever did not perform their tasks to his liking. An example of this was during training exercises. McArthur was having difficulty keeping the boat at periscope depth because of the rough seas. Instead of acting with a love emotion by understanding and trying to improve his subordinate, Alfonso reprimanded him very loudly and publicly. He then stripped him of his diving duty until he was recertified....   [tags: Leadership, Emotion, Love, Positive psychology]

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