A TED Talk by Karen Thompson Walker on `What fear can teach us’

Extracts:

Fear is a kind of unintentional story-telling that we are all born knowing how to do.

If we all try to read our fears we too would be less often swayed by the more  salacious among them.

Properly read our fears can offer us something as precious as our favourite works of literature: a little bit of wisdom, a bit of insight and a version of that most elusive thing – the truth.

Full transcript here

Link to the talk here

Contributed by Makarand

 

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