Then, by bringing mindful awareness to how your brain reacts to feeling threatened, you can stimulate and therefore build up the neural substrates of a mind that has more calm, wisdom, and sense of inner strength - a mind that sees real threats more clearly, acts more effectively in dealing with them, and is less rattled or distracted by exaggerated, manageable, or false alarms.
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The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder tobrutally oppress over African-Americans who soughtjustice and equality and it sought to respond to theyoung workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.- Charles Rangel We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties,arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operativesto exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks,elderly Jews and other minorities.- Barbra Streisand There are many hands touching ballots after a voterdrops his ballot into the ballot box.
There is no guarantee of ballot secrecy for anyone,which makes the whole system vulnerable to intimidation and bribery.- Bob Schaffer We have a system that allows us to manage a free and fair election,free of fraud, free of intimidation,and that's what we delivered on election day,and we're very very proud of it.- Kenneth Blackwell Over the last decade, at considerable cost to me in money and effort,confronted with ridicule and intimidation, I have brought more than a dozen lawsuits challengingthe corruption in the election process in Tennessee.- John Jay Hooker Assassinate me you may; intimidate me you cannot.- John Philpot Curran The states are not free, under the guise of protectingmaternal health or potential life,to intimidate women into continuing pregnancies.- Harry A.
On a previous blog at the Huffington Post, I used the example of Stephen Colbert's satirical "March to Keep Fear Alive" as a timely illustration of a larger point: humans evolved to be fearful - since that helped keep our ancestors alive - so we are very vulnerable to being frightened and even intimidated by threats, both real ones and "paper tigers." With his march, Colbert was obviously mocking those who play on fear, since we certainly don't need any new reminders to keep fear alive.