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How come they can't get it right?
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Krakatoa
Except a phobia is an irrational fear of something. If it were that simple, the hatred would kick in.
I think the two are related but not necessarily causal.
originally posted by: TKDRL
Well, in my experience, fear results in the impulse to avoid, or deflect, move away, step back, duck etc. Defensive action.
Hatred on the other hand, all I see is red. My only impulse is to lash out, destroy, kill. Offensive action.
Totally different responses to the two in me.
originally posted by: Krakatoa
When in fear, humans have what is known as a "fight or flight" response. As I see it, hatred is the "fight" response to the fear of a particular thing or person.
originally posted by: EternalSolace
Why is it that when someone generally disagrees with something (we all know the primary topics), they're labeled as phobic or haters?