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Are you afraid of any group of people?

  1. Daniel J. Neumann profile image60
    Daniel J. Neumannposted 7 years ago

    Are you afraid of any group of people?

    This could be a race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, etc. Are you afraid of a certain type or class of people generally? I'm afraid of ignorant people. That's why I'm for socialized education.

  2. WebDesignDoctor profile image56
    WebDesignDoctorposted 7 years ago

    I'm afraid of unreliable people, because when you need them most, they might leave you hanging out to dry. Nothing worse than an unreliable or flaky person.

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image98
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

    Sometimes I'm afraid of people who openly carry weapons.  I'm not afraid of cops-I usually just hate cops.

  4. yenajeon profile image81
    yenajeonposted 7 years ago

    I'm afraid of Tea Partiers. Who knows what crazy things they'll do to a minority!

  5. profile image53
    SpaceAgeposted 7 years ago

    No, I don't fear any 1, but I know that there r certain ppl u just know not 2 cross.

    I agree about unreliable ppl; which is y I don't depend on hardly any 1 othern those I know r actually reliable.

  6. GNelson profile image77
    GNelsonposted 7 years ago

    Polititians scare me.  It seems that there is a vast difference in what it takes to run for an office and what it takes to run an office once in is won.  We elect people who are good at running for office.  They are not always very good at the job they have won.

  7. Dewey Cheatem profile image72
    Dewey Cheatemposted 7 years ago

    I am affraid of people who get their news from one source and then think they know it all. Take for example yenajeon's answer to this question. Try going to a Tea Party rally yena. Maybe you'll learn something.

  8. Jane Bovary profile image78
    Jane Bovaryposted 7 years ago

    I'm afraid of lynch mobs...they become like a mindless force.

  9. weholdthesetruths profile image61
    weholdthesetruthsposted 7 years ago

    I'm afraid of people who believe they are worthy of telling others what they should do.   Whether its a bunch of liberal politicians, or groups of people who consider themselves worthy and smarter than everyone else, they tend to get really hostile and violent when they are obstructed from controlling others.

  10. Coming of Age profile image60
    Coming of Ageposted 7 years ago

    A private education is much better than a socialized one, of that I can assure you. That's why the wealthy send their children to private institutions to be educated. We already have "socialized education", it's called public school, and unfortunately it is fast becoming an abmysmal failure.

    America in 2006 ranked 35th out of 57 countries in math, and 29th in science. That puts our children far back in education compared to other developed countries. So you may be right to fear ignorance, because knowledge is power, and power is growing in other countries.

  11. ptosis profile image81
    ptosisposted 7 years ago

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    Yes. Xenophobic - 'American Romance' and his ilk for instance.
    He says I'm not a true American but is he probably too ignorant to give me what an 'true American' is? He probably thinks it has something to to do with being white & moneyed .......

  12. Khaisar Soase' profile image61
    Khaisar Soase'posted 7 years ago

    I don’t really fear any single group but that doesn’t mean I won’t approach certain humans with caution. I have found that fear is a tactic used by some to influence their ideals on others; this is actually part of the definition of terrorism. At any rate, people I do approach with caution are those who attempt to stroke other’s egos. This is a tactic used to get the other to let their guard down. A simple example would be when a sales person in a shoe store tells a woman how great this pair of stilettos looks on her, accentuating her calves and matching the dress she is wearing at the time. In light of this, the woman buys the shoes and the sales person has won. Another group of people I would approach with caution are closed minded red necks. See the film “Easy Rider” anyone who has seen this film knows what I am talking about. At the end of the film Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda were killed by some good old boys when they happened to be passing through their community. They were killed because they were different. That in itself might be something to consider, it is common knowledge that people throughout history have lashed out at others simply because they didn’t understand them. This leads to prejudice, then leads to fear, then leads to irrational measures taken to expel the undesirable newcomers.

  13. JohnBarret profile image59
    JohnBarretposted 7 years ago

    No one scares me as I don't care but be careful of any mishaps.

  14. jrsearam profile image60
    jrsearamposted 7 years ago

    I'm terrified of demonically possessed little girls! You know? Like Linda Blair in The Exorcist or that girl that came out of the TV in The Ring! What about the Grady twins in The Shining or Emily Rose in The Exorcism of Emily Rose? Oh yeah, and what about.........

  15. Wayne Brown profile image84
    Wayne Brownposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I fear "fanatics" in any form.  Fanaticism has a record throughout history of doing far more damage than good and has placed the world on the brink of disaster more than once.  Hitler and his Nazis are but one example of what fanaticism can lead to if not controlled.  WB

  16. echolishes profile image60
    echolishesposted 7 years ago

    I try not be afarid anything, but when it comes to a dumbass ruling the united states like George W. Bush, yea i'm afraid.

 
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