Sunday, October 02, 2016

Embrace II

"I say, embrace fear as a friend. It is nature's gift to us. It is the best weapon for liberty. We do not give our permission to be enslaved by acknowledging its presence. Instead, it permits us to escape into the forest if we must. But it does not prevent the boy from rising off the ground one more time to defeat the bully. Fear is presented to us as a signal of danger. It permits us to escape or to fight with power beyond our ability."
--Gerry Spence
"Give Me Liberty! Freeing Ourselves in the Twenty-First Century" (1998)


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