Your Fear Will Set You Free

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I wonder if President Franklin Roosevelt understood exactly how poignant and profound his words actually were when he infamously stated, "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself."

As humans, we all share several "primal" fears but there are also multiple "learned" fears that we have in common as well.

The two most common fears that all humans share are related to physical preservation and the psychology of integrity and life, although some theories suggest there are actually five collective fears so let's have a look.