(article and personal comments – in red – thanks to Bamboo-Water 🙂 ~J
Originally posted on 2012: What’s the ‘real’ truth?:
Conscious Fear is a very valuable Personal Tool; don’t confuse Conscious Fear — with — Unconscious Fear.
“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Angers leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” –Jedi Grand Master Yoda
This saying is perhaps the most famous of Yoda’s words of wisdom.
Unfortunately, wrong I’m afraid Master Yoda is.
Fear does not necessarily lead to anger. And anger does not necessarily lead to hate. And hate does not necessarily led to suffering. And suffering is not necessarily the path to the dark side.
Unconscious fear leads to anger. Unconscious anger leads to hate. Unconscious hate leads to suffering. Unconscious suffering leads to the predatory nature of the dark side.
Conscious fear, however, does not necessarily led to anger. Conscious anger does not necessarily led to hatred. Conscious hatred does not necessarily lead to suffering.
In actual fact:
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