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To my colleague, I celebrate his work on fear, fearism, and his acknowledgement of the "fearless path" (I often call, "path of fearlessness")... 
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International Journal of Fear Studies
Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Approaches
 
Call for Papers and Creative Submissions:
Theme ISSUE: “Living and Learning in Pandemic Times”
 
Submissions Due Aug. 1, 2020 for the 4th issue of IFJS.
Covid…
Jul 8
R.Michael Fisher left a comment for Rasha Maher Albadri
"Welcome to the Fearlessness Movement ning, looking forward to what brought you here and your interests... btw lovely background photo of the Pyramids... 
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Jul 7
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Psychoanalyst Otto Rank made this argument... existential anthropologist Ernest Becker picked up on it and emphasized the second half of the dialect (leading to discovery of Terror Management Theory)...but, as Daniel Liechty, social work professor a…
Jul 4
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Jun 29
R.Michael Fisher posted a blog post
"...the [research] findings show that how we choose to deal with our fear, critically depends on our cultural worldview" - Bobby Azarian (2020) 
"We have an existential threat on our hands, our Left-Right divide, I believe, is by far the most import…
Jun 24
R.Michael Fisher posted a blog post
Because I am a professional educator per se, it has always struck me how far behind the field of Education (and schooling) is, just about everywhere in the world, when it comes to advancing the notion of "fear management" and, what I prefer to call…
Jun 22
R.Michael Fisher left a comment for Thaddeus Kozinski
"Thaddeus, welcome to the Fearlesship... my metaphor for the means, and aims and 'voyage' to explore the depths of what fear, fearlessness can mean for us today.... look forward to your inputs. "
Jun 22
R.Michael Fisher posted a photo
This film "End Game 2050" (by Ochoa) like so many films, that now are part of the weaponry of fear, for use as "environmentalism" and emergency "teaching purposes... I have long been a critic of this kind of work that is itself "dangerous" ... 
Jun 20
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Jun 17
R.Michael Fisher left a comment for Ramez Salah Abd-ullah El-Shishy
"Welcome Ramez, we at the Fearlessness Movement ning community look forward to hearing of your interests; also, congratulations, you are the 100th member to sign up.
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Jun 17
R.Michael Fisher commented on Desh Subba's blog post Existence of Fear Precedes Essence -Desh Subba
"CK, you raise good questions. And, I am like you cautious of over-reductionistic (inflationism) re: fear as the 'total' and only motivation of interest in our inquiries. I prefer to talk about an "ecology of fear" as a foundational motivational comp…"
Jun 11
R.Michael Fisher commented on Desh Subba's blog post Existence of Fear Precedes Essence -Desh Subba
"RCGC, yes, I think much could be gained by investigating Schopenhaer and Nietzsche re: fearism. I have done a few preliminary papers on Schopenhauer and fear and fearless standpoint theory: 
https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/110516
https://prism…"
Jun 11
R.Michael Fisher posted a photo
Since I put some ideas (a model of sorts) out there on the FM ning in 2016, not much anywhere is being written or published on "feariatry" (Desh Subba's concept) one of the pillar branches spinning generally from a philosophy of fearism (and fearolo…
Jun 11
R.Michael Fisher commented on Desh Subba's blog post Existence of Fear Precedes Essence -Desh Subba
"PS, thanks for taking time to respond to my challenge. Overall, I feel a bit more clear as to your 'attitude' to knowledge and diverse philosophies and perspectives, so I feel less a conviction that you are taking or bouncing off extremes in your pr…"
Jun 10
R.Michael Fisher posted a blog post
The philosophy of fearism (a la Subba et al.) is a great foundation, and still needs a lot of work (thanks to all of you working on that). However, if the idea of having fear and its role recognized as central in mediating human affairs throughout h…
Jun 9
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