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Fear and Monsters

When I was 13 years old, I took one of my first hiking/camping trips into North Georgia with a group from my church.  I loaded up my frame backpack, hopped on a van, took the 1.5 hour trip into the mountains, then we got out and hiked.  And hiked.  Okay, it was probably only like… Read More ›

Zoinks! When Fear Makes Us Stupid.

I grew up watching reruns of Scooby Doo.  Yes, I even remember the crossover episodes with Jerry Reed and Batman and Robin.  I get nauseated just recalling the dialogue and plot twists.  “It’s Old Man Withers!”  It should have been called Cheesy-Doo, but that probably more accurately represents something I found in back of the… Read More ›

Fear, Ambition, and the Earwax Principle

I read a random fact online the other day about the human body:  Your ears secrete more earwax when you’re afraid than when you’re not. I read it on the internet, so it must be true. Can you imagine, that if you got really scared, your ears started oozing wax on the spot?  Okay, I… Read More ›