Afraid, are we?

We live in a society gripped by fear. Such a reaction is quite natural given the current political climate and national events. If it can happen there—whether it’s Parkland, Las Vegas or Thousand Oaks— we warn ourselves, it can happen here. Fear is among the most primitive emotions. Our deepest instinct, embedded in the core of our cerebral hard drives, is survival. A threat to our survival evokes a primitive response, one to protect ourselves and our loved ones. It is import