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What is your greatest fear?

  1. sannyasinman profile image61
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    Most people seem to fear death, but is that what you fear most, or is there something else?

    1. Cagsil profile image82
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That there is too many hidden secrets and misconceptions about Life, that too many people have no idea or clue about, because of the end result, concludes the end of mankind.

      That is my only fear.

    2. pylos26 profile image76
      pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I fear I'm not going to die.

      1. tantrum profile image61
        tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        you can stop fearing.

        1. pylos26 profile image76
          pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Is that a promise.

          1. pylos26 profile image76
            pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            cuz...I'm 600 now...

            1. Cagsil profile image82
              Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              lol

              1. pylos26 profile image76
                pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Cagsil...you are living proof that a picture is worth a thousand words.

                1. Cagsil profile image82
                  Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Hold that thought, let me change my picture. lol

            2. dohn121 profile image82
              dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              You must use Pearl Cream wink (Lots of it)

              1. Cagsil profile image82
                Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                lol

              2. pylos26 profile image76
                pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Hey Dohn...Just read your short story (Revenge)and i think you have an abundance of talent. wish i knew how people do that.

        2. wyanjen profile image81
          wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Here is something new for you to fear:
          When you do finally die, we will bury you in the Pet Sematary.

          Are you a fan of the Ramones?
          big_smile

          1. pylos26 profile image76
            pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Woe me!!!...and I thought we were buddies.

            I don't know if i am or not...don't know Ramones.

            1. wyanjen profile image81
              wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              The Ramones are a punk rock band from NYC, 1970's & 1980's.
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6GzVCYqoyY

              I don't want to be buried
              in a Pet Sematary
              I don't want to live my life again


              It's an existential analysis that explores the darker side of reincarnation.
              Or, it's a goofy punk rock song.

              It's good either way.

              But don't fear, your are my buddy and I would never force you to live your life again smile

    3. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Forgetting who I am.

  2. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    torture

    1. unclesam profile image53
      unclesamposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i fear death!

  3. profile image0
    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    being alone

    1. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      or maybe not big_smile

      1. wyanjen profile image81
        wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Awesome pic, K - I like it smile

        I don't fear being alone as much as I fear another bad relationship.

        1. Cagsil profile image82
          Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I can understand that. big_smile

          Hi Jen...I hope to find you a chipper mood? big_smile

          1. wyanjen profile image81
            wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Chipper! Perky even.
            smile
            When there is no perky, there is no posting... that is my new personal rule. lol
            How are you - Happy T-day everybody

            1. Cagsil profile image82
              Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I'm doing well. Won't be celebrating Thanksgiving, because of family. But, I'm alright with it.

              1. wyanjen profile image81
                wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Most folks say they WILL celebrate because of family.
                I am actually driving to northern MI in the morning for thanksgiving with my family. Last time I did that was 1993. Usually I'm content to stay home, watch the Lions lose, and take a nap.

                If I get a chance, I'll pop on-line & say hello. Yes, they finally have the internets up there. lol

      2. cheaptrick profile image72
        cheaptrickposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You are not alone my child.My Mom and I(see avatar)are with you,even in your most intimate moments,STEAMY!!!

  4. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Okay, how about now? lol

  5. Sybil Marie profile image71
    Sybil Marieposted 8 years ago

    Mice! I can hold tarantulas, snakes, salamanders, you name it, but mice, I'm screaming like a little girl!!! :0

  6. profile image0
    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    heights and spiders hmm:

    1. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You would HATE being my roommate. I'm on the top floor and I kill 5 or 6 spiders a week up here.

      There was a baby snake in the entrance way at work last week. It was cute. But I had to go around the building and use the loading dock entrance because I'm completely terrified of them. sad I couldn't even just step over it.

      1. profile image0
        pauls_boatposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        why kill the poor little things they are great they kill flys and mosquitos which is a good thing if you want to just catch them and send them out to me to kill the mosquitos

  7. h.a.borcich profile image59
    h.a.borcichposted 8 years ago

    I am not afraid of dying...I planned my funeral.
    I would say my biggest fear is more freaking chemo. Used to be bugs and vermin. Or getting fired.
    I guess I've grown alot smile

    1. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You've done more than grow. IMO. You've accepted, and taken control. You are in a position of strength, not fear. smile

      I don't even grab a tissue anymore, just grab & flush the buggers. (Of course I wash my hands LOL.) I secretly think they survive the flush and go on to live in a spider colony somewhere by the waste water facility.

      We'll hook lyrics up with an electric spider swatter with a nice loooong handle.

  8. h.a.borcich profile image59
    h.a.borcichposted 8 years ago

    Put a electric fly swatter on your christmas list to do in the spiders - they work real good!

  9. h.a.borcich profile image59
    h.a.borcichposted 8 years ago

    I may start to fear reincarnated spiders now afterall! LOL

    And ya know, it feels good to get the biggie fears kicked off the top of the list!

    I'm tellin ya - those electric flyswatters are tops!

    1. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad you are feeling good and smiling.

      Although I'm afraid we just created a whole new form of phobia for the fearful spider flushers...

  10. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 8 years ago

    The fear of meeting Myself and finding out I'm not realy Me...

    1. Himitsu Shugisha profile image75
      Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I love this quote!!

  11. NaomiR profile image87
    NaomiRposted 8 years ago

    Bugs... people being able to read my mind and realizing how screwed up I sometimes am.

  12. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    alzhiemers

    1. profile image0
      pauls_boatposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      alzhiemers is nothing to fear, you would forget you had it and what is even more fun you get to meet new people every day as you forgot you had met them before.

      1. profile image0
        ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I don't think I want it anyway. You take it then if it isn't so fearful. LOL

        1. tantrum profile image61
          tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hi CC !!
          Maybe she didn't see anyone with it ! mad

        2. marinealways24 profile image60
          marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          My fear of Alzhiemers may not be fear of me forgetting who I am, but fear of others forgetting who I am because I forgot who I was. lol

  13. bukan profile image61
    bukanposted 8 years ago

    Loosing our Beloved Ones

  14. cynide10 profile image51
    cynide10posted 8 years ago

    My biggest fear is fear itself because to fear and be scared is to be un-confident about a situation, it is to be worried and feel threatened. Ultimately this fear is the loss of my confidence, to stand in a place of uncertainty knowing that their is nothing I can do.

    But what i certainly do not fear is losing my loved ones or dying for death is not the end. And failure why fear that if you fail oh well try again and if you succeed well done!

  15. aka-dj profile image75
    aka-djposted 8 years ago

    Some of you may like to vote in my survey on this very topic. Find it via my profile page. Thanks.

  16. samsbr profile image36
    samsbrposted 8 years ago

    When i am alone

  17. profile image0
    pauls_boatposted 8 years ago

    my own feers would be to have to wear clothes that other people think are the right clothes for a man.

    i always hated mens clothes and love skirts and dresses to be made to wear mens clothes all the time would be my worst fear.

  18. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    just any kind of harm to my children. I guess, it's every parent's nightmare...

  19. Himitsu Shugisha profile image75
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years ago

    My greatest fear? Lying on my death bed and my final words being, "Damn, what if?"

  20. habee profile image95
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    My grandchildren being kidnapped. After that, tornadoes.

  21. matt6v33 profile image60
    matt6v33posted 8 years ago

    Great Question, i thought: wow:  i'm new here ..but this caught my eye.  I'm reminded of this:  "The Fear, of the Lord, is the begining of Wisdom".  So guess one might say, that this New "Kid" on the block, fears the Lord!

  22. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    my greatest fear is for my children to go hungry and other children as well

  23. Tom Cornett profile image80
    Tom Cornettposted 8 years ago

    My greatest fear is....giving in....to fear.   smile

  24. waynet profile image74
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    Women with beards!!!!

    1. Himitsu Shugisha profile image75
      Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Then you might want to avoid the circus!!

  25. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    It is a terrible thing, and I do fear it. Not only for myself but others also. I fear getting it and being placed somewhere not so nice and being mistreated and abused. It happens. God bless those who choose to take care of their loved one's until the end as my late mother-in-law did like Nancy Reagan.

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How can you have fear? You are on your second heart! Most people don't use the first heart much less a second one. I think you are ahead of the game.

    2. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hear Hear

      All those who care for family in an impossibly difficult situation. *hug*

  26. marinealways24 profile image60
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    Without fear, would there be fearless and bravery?

    1. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      (Absolutely) not.
      Courage is a response to fear.

      Experiencing fear and using courage to overcome it is how a person becomes strong.

      1. marinealways24 profile image60
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Agreed

  27. kirstenblog profile image77
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    What is my greatest fear? Hmmmmm

    A big comfy couch!

    Nooo! Please! Don't Make Me Sit On That BIG COMFY COUCH, Nooooooooo!yikesyikesyikesyikesyikesyikesyikesyikes

    That would totally suck! The worst sort of torture! Call the UN!

  28. profile image0
    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    myself lol

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I can relate to that.

  29. profile image0
    Home Girlposted 8 years ago

    POVERTY,
    SICKNESS,
    HELPLESNESS,
    BEING HOMELESS

 
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