Fear factors

I'm afraid of roller-coasters. Not the coasters themselves — as a techno-geek, I love the ingenuity of gravity-powered thrill rides.What scares me is that first huge drop, when your stomach goes into your throat and you plummet face-first towards certain death. The thought of falling from a ... Continue reading

No fear

It seems to be the case now more than at any time in memory that the real risks in life and the phony ones have congealed into an undifferentiated glob of uncertainty. ...most people today live in a state of perpetual, low-grade confusion about much that goes on in the world. In terms of knowing ... Continue reading