Are we all perhaps linked by invisible bonds? Do the actions of one affect others, even if those others are far away? Our lives and the universe itself may be all part of a single mechanism in which all creatures and events are 'entangled' with one another.

Sunday, April 24, 2005

Fear

I will not fear
Fear is the mindkiller,
Fear is the little death
That brings total Oblivion
I will permit my fear to pass
Over me and through me
And where it has gone
I will turn the inner eye
Nothing will be there
Only I will remain.

This is a quote from the book Dune (Click for link) by Frank Herbert. There's also a movie and a mini-series based on the Dune trilogy.

I put it up because I think fear can sometimes paralyze you to the point where you don't live your life to the fullest-- out of fear--a lesson I have to admit I haven't really learned too well myself. But we just have to keep trying to overcome our fears as best we can. Maybe with a little help from our friends?

3 comments:

  1. Congrats on the new computer!

    I totally understand the fear thing. There are some things that I've wanted to do, but haven't got the nerve to do it yet. I believe, however, that at some point the time will be right for these things to happen. In the mean time, I continue to push myself every little bit closer. :)

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  2. Yes, Martin, you are right! Here is another quote to this subject (by Winston Churchill) : "If your going through hell, keep going." But I have to admit, however ... sometimes I'm feeling frightened ... ;-)

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  3. Great Book! Lousy Movies...

    Fear has held me back many times, thanks for the inspiration.

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