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August 11, 2011

Fear Kills--but first it Paralyzes, Enslaves & Stupefies.

A celestial character played by actor Rip Torn in the 1991 Albert Brooks movie Defending Your Life referred to earth-bound humans as "little-brains"--because their fear and inability to seize moments and take risks rendered them immobilized, self-imprisoned and "dumb". So, in the movie, humans couldn't learn anything, get anything done, have new and better relationships, grow and be happy. The Stage Manager in the Thornton Wilder play Our Town makes similar comments about the lives of the town's people. Are you doing the stuff now you can't do when you're, well (gulp), dead. Why have regrets?


Posted by JD Hull at August 11, 2011 03:59 AM


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