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Unformatted text preview: Is it safer to be feared than it is to be loved? By Brett Markut Is it safer to be feared than it is to be loved? This question makes the mind think doesn’t it? However, there is an answer to this question and it may be more familiar than people may think. In the question of fear and love it most defiantly is safer to be loved than feared. Fear, according to source, is “a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.” Fear can be seen in many examples throughout history. You may see this concept of fear in world leaders, in businessmen, your nextdoor neighbor, ext. For example, in the 1920s and 30s, gangsters used fear to control over an area or city, such as Chicago or New York. Using this influence of fear, they committed acts such as murder, theft, arson, and many more to achieve the power that they wanted. However this power based off of fear was short lived. Al Capone, one of power that they wanted....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 104 taught by Professor Reimerbecker during the Spring '08 term at Concordia WI.
- Spring '08