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Literally Scared Out of Our Wits June 13, 2007

Posted by Dreamhealer in Skeptics.

Are some medical and academic authorities irrationally sabotaging progress?

 Change is scary. Little-understood new ideas can be especially frightening. When we’re scared, we become irritable, or sarcastic – even hostile.  And we no longer have our wits about us. Even small changes are scary, such as learning a new computer program. Big changes, such as seeing our worldview begin to crumble, drive us nuts. When that happens, we can no longer think straight. Rational thinking has been blocked. We are “literally scared out of our wits” which becomes unbearable. Such deeply-rooted fears are unconscious and thus disguised as anger, which we then project outward as attack. Read More….


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