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From CNN : Young Native Americans embrace their culture

Young Native Americans embrace their culture

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Wishmaster (1997) – Fear the Djinn: Just in time for Halloween horror movie night!

Wishmaster (1997) – Fear the Djinn

Narrator:  “Once, in a time before time, God breathed life into the universe. And the light gave birth to Angels. And the earth gave birth to Man. And the fire gave birth to the Djinn, creatures condemned to dwell in the void between the worlds. One who wakes a Djinn shall be given three wishes. Upon the granting of the third, the unholy legions of the Djinn shall be freed to rule the earth. Fear one thing in all there is…fear the Djinn.”

from the Author: This is a horror movie… Some of the effects not recommended for squeamish folk!

The Intro to one of my favorite movies, produced by Wes Craven. This clip has the first of many cameos from various other horror franchise actors in the film. The Narrator being the actor who plays the ‘Tallman’ in Phantasm.

Don’t forget: It’s just a movie!

The Ebola virus The Search for a Cure |BBC Full Documentary 2014 (ignorance, fear, unfounded hope: fight back with knowledge!)

The Ebola virus The Search for a Cure BBC Full Documentary 2014

word: penchant


Definition: (noun) A definite liking; a strong inclination.
Synonyms: preference, taste, predilection
Usage: Our boss humored Bobby’s penchant for playing jokes on people until he found himself on the receiving end of one such prank. Discuss.


Fear Is Nothing to Lose Sleep Over

Researchers say we can combat our fears in our sleep. When an image was linked to an unpleasant stimulus—a mild electric shock—as well as a certain smell and study participants were exposed to that smell while they slept, they exhibited less fear when shown the related image later. Many phobias can be treated by exposure therapy, a form of behavior therapy in which an individual is gradually encouraged to approach a feared object and to successively spend longer periods of time in proximity to it. These findings suggest that this sort of approach could also be applied during sleep. More…


Just a thought: A species without any instinctual fear, is doomed!

Just a thought: “A species without any instinctual fear, is doomed!”

Quotation: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) on Fear (fear of the UNKNOWN)

How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) Discuss



(by George)
I was fearful of writing


Only the fear of talking

Singing, sailing, flying,

and swimming were ever greater…

Oh yeah…  Swimming:  Was I afraid of

or the shark in my bathtub instead?

I was afraid of every-but-one thing:

Waters were safe in my life before life…