March 2020

The New Wuhan Reality 3: Addressing Our Fear of The Unknown

The New Wuhan Reality 3: Addressing Our Fear of The Unknown

Why is it that children (and some adults) are scared of the dark? Or that many are freaked out when swimming in a deep clear ocean? The answer is fear of the unknown and our primeval response when threatened. We are conditioned to respond in three stages that may operate almost simultaneously in some situations and in more protracted ways with a threat like this pandemic.