How Fear Is Controlling You
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How Fear Is Controlling You

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How Fear Is Controlling You
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"Fear of the unknown and the other is the root of almost all hate. It is born of ignorance and fed by those who would keep us divided."

Everybody experiences fear. Whether it be walking through an alley way by yourself at night, or being deathly afraid of spiders; everyone has experienced fear. Multiple fears actually. In all reality, we are fed fears daily. Don't be too thin. Don't be too fat. Don't wear this, you have to have that. Oh, what are those people going to think of you if you do that? Because, of course, other opinions matter more than you own on determining your self worth, self value and self confidence. Weird, that things that have to do with the self are given the idea that what determines them is others. Others who are not the self, but their own selves. Others who could all focus on them self, and then everyone could as a collective become better.

You see, as I've mentioned before (and you will probably hear me mention many more times) you are accountable for your own actions. You can't control other people's actions, though you can manipulate a situation. And that is what fear does. Any idea that tells you a negative action/felling will come as a consequence will deter you from that idea. What scares you about a dark alley way isn't the alley way itself; it's what you fear that will happen to you in that alley way. What you fear, consumes you. Literally. If you are afraid of how others perceive you, you will constantly be worrying about what others are thinking about you. Though, others will still think what they are thinking no matter how much you worry about it. What I'm trying to say here is that ideas control the way you think and feel. The idea of what could happen to you is what scares you, because 9/10 times it isn't going to happen to you. Bad things happen to people all the time, but do you think worrying about bad things happening to you will be a solution? Not at all, you are just putting stress on yourself. The law of attraction states we are the creators of our own realities, and by thinking negative and being afraid you create a negative reality. And a negative self

When you look at thought processes, they are all at the core ideas. You come up with the idea about calling your friend to go to a movie, you facilitate it and it becomes reality. Same thing with being afraid of a certain race, you create the idea in your head that this race is bad and then you yourself suffer by living in that reality. Only you and those who agree with you exist in that reality. In that idea. You are creating a negative environment for yourself based on your thoughts, and nothing else. Yes, there may be actions, events, happenings, etc. Yes, at one point someone might have done something to bring you to this fear. But, the past is the past and that is where it lives. You cannot let fear control you if you want to live a peaceful life. Fear is the root of all hate, because I believe fear keeps us from understanding each other. Fear keeps us away from trying to get to see other perspectives, and the other ideas people have.

At the end of the day, we are all ideas. So, what are your ideas going to be? What fear are you going to let control you, and what are you going to let go of? What do you want as your reality? We are all just our own thoughts, our own experiences bouncing back an forth. So, will you choose to be a good one?

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