On Jan 23, 10:45 am, Kevin <barry196...@yahoo.com> wrote: > In Germany, the submariner is iconic and even talismanic due to the > observation that a submariner is without fear... A submariner who > displays no fear is a center of the crew's focus... The fearless > submariner doesn't have to be the commander of the boat and yet is > intrumental in the boat's function... In France, the existentialist > philosopher is a dirty smelly old man who is without fear... So who is > without fear in America? It isn't Barak Obama, is it? The notion that > Barak Obama santions empathy for himself by betraying his fear to the > public doesn't diminish his status in the minds of the people who vote > for him. Is fear a non-sequitor in the English language? Hawking is a > man without fear... He is not smart to my way of thinking and the > notion that I should emulate his fearlessness conveys what to me? > Russia may say that the flatter complex is beyond comprehension, but > in reality, flattery is a means to test for fearlessness.
There is a very fine line between courage and ignorance, it hinges on reason.