[T]he relentless note of incipient hysteria, the invitation to panic, the ungrounded scenarios–the overwhelming and underlying desire for something truly terrible to happen so that you could have something really hot to talk about–was still...
Safety is largely an illusion, and panic knows this.
When they tell you that you have cancer, you panic.
It wasn’t an epidemic yet because no one knew about it.
it always sound scarier when a hollerer talk soft.
you go to pieces so fast people get hit by the shrapnel.
Judging by the sounds of general panic, I want a gun like that.
like the past” and emergency emotions such as fear, rage, or terror are immediately evoked, which compel impulsive decisions to engage in defensive behaviors (freeze, flight,flight, or collapse). When parts of you are triggered, more...