Fear is the Mind Killer - 'You Need To Face Your Fears'

Fear is the Mind Killer

By Rick McDowell

January 8, 2022 -American Thinker - Frank Herbert wrote in Dune, “Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death...”  Indeed, fear is the more dangerous virus infecting us. 

Witness the fearfulness engulfing Americans: 

  • Fear of the virus. 
  • Fear of being called a racist. 
  • Fear of being canceled. 
  • Fear of the other. 
  • Fear of defending beliefs. 
  • Fear of our history. 
  • Fear of not being woke. 
  • Fear even of saying the truth. 

Fear works.  The face of America has taken on a pallor. Before the specter of 2021 descended, we were proud to identify as “The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.” 

Now, after a year of cautious, quiet desperation precipitated by a shower of those fears, we have become “The Silence of the Lambs.”   

Our Fearful Leader bangs his drum of fear incessantly, hammering a dent into our sense of free ill.  Nine days before Christmas, the President told us, "I want to send a direct message to the American people…. We are looking at a winter of severe illness and death for the unvaccinated -- for themselves, their families and the hospitals they'll soon overwhelm.” Prepare for your winter of death, he advises. 

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