The 'No Fear' Mentality
Written By: Bill Finnigan | Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012
It wasn't too many years ago that the logo "No Fear" was plastered on clothes items everywhere. It was considered "cool" to let folks know that we were not afraid of anything-that nothing could deter us from doing what we wanted. In the 60's, LSD was the popular psychedelic drug of choice for many college students. Young people were known to jump out of windows intending to fly, with no fear of the consequences. In reality, a healthy "fear" would have saved their lives. LSD is not as popular today, but the "no fear" mentality still exists at epidemic proportion. I'm talking about the lack of respect for authority on every level of society.
It was alarming to read the account of a six-year-old in the Atlanta area who pitched a fit in kindergarten and had to be handcuffed by the police and taken to jail. Could it be that the teacher and principal were afraid to physically restrain her because of a "brutality" lawsuit? Of course, the mother was upset with the police, when she should have been angry and grieved with her child's wicked behavior.
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