Monday, 21 February 2011

The Shrink & The Sage: Fear

"Our instinctive emotional reactions may be very poor guides to what should really concern us. Whether we are wrong to be afraid or simply fearful of the wrong things, we would all do well to question what the proper objects of fear are. If we do so, we might find that most of our anxieties are not fears to be conquered, but distractions to be ignored as much as possible."
Latest FT Weekend magazine column (published 19/20 February)