analytical fear essay

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In this society our culture is faced with fear. Fear can cause people in a society to make irrational decisions that may be regretful later in life. Robert Bast is one who plays in what fear can do to people in society, spending over 350,000 preparing for the end of the world. The majority of the $350,000 cost was put into buying a 75-acre plot of land that is 1, 5000 feet above sea level in order to avoid tsunamis and flooding, on which he built a house and bunker. He spent $10,000 on a pickup truck to drive him to the safe spot in case of emergency, and spent $5,000 on plenty of food and water, as well as $11,000 on standard survival equipment such as batteries, generators, water purifiers, solar power, and gas cookers.

In “The Crucible” Abigail is a liar. “I danced for the devil; I saw him; I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss his hand; I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!” Abigail made this quote out of fear of what people of the town and court might think of her. At that time she was concerned about what society and her actions could and would do if the truth came out about her and what she was doing not only with John Proctor but with herself as well.
As in today’s society many people like Abigail lie about not only their selves to come off more impressionable because of the fear of what society may think of the real them but to also get ahead in the world. Fear plays a big role in our…