And 'no' isn't that bad because eventually it helps point you in the right direction, I think. I used to feel intimidated by people like this; now I see them as walking insecurity beacons, slaves to the perceived judgment of others, trapped within a self- perpetuating circle of crushing status anxiety." Author: Charlie Brooker 8. Maybe you should see me at my best."My words hang between us, heavy and charged, and I don't know what the fuck I am doing."When are you at your best? And I can see from the determined look on her face that she is trying hard not to feel intimidated. A coward may be so cowardly that he masks his weakness with some false personification of power. Do not be afraid to go against what you were taught, or what you were told to see or believe.The best response to terror is righteous anger, confidence in ultimate justice, a refusal to be intimidated." Author: Dean Koontz 12."The war mentality represents an unfortunate confluence of ignorance, fear, prejudice, and profit. The ignorance exists in its own right and is further perpetuated by government propaganda.He is afraid to love and to be loved because love tends to strip bare all emotional barricades.Without love, strength and independence are prone to losing every bit of their worth; they become nothing more than a fearful, intimidated, empty tent lost somewhere in the desert of self." Author: Criss Jami 10. "Maybe I'm not as intimidated by the world, by people. Every person, every set of eyes, has the right to the truth." Author: Blue Balliett 6. "It often occurs that pride and selfishness are muddled with strength and independence.The worst thing that people can really do is say 'no' to you. "Everyone had clearly spent far too long perfecting their appearance. They are neither equal nor similar; in fact, they are polar opposites.
The white and wealthier the population, the more acceptable is the substance. If you have fear, prejudice, and ignorance, there will be profit." Author: Gabor Maté 13. "To match your eyes.""In case you never noticed, my eyes are gray.""Never mind that," she said, once again waving my words away. "Otherwise people are intimidated by my glorious beauty." Author: Gena Showalter 15."That brown washes out your skin tone."Why was she so concerned about my clothing choices? "What white Southerners called "redemption" and others deemed simply the return to power of the Democrats, who sufficiently intimidated, cheated and otherwise discouraged Republicans, including most of the freedmen, that they counted for little in Southern politics. "We need spies that look like their targets, CIA officers who speak the dialects terrorists use, and FBI agents who can speak to Muslim women who might be intimidated by men." Author: Jane Harman 20."Pain can be endured and defeated only if it is embraced.Denied or feared, it grows in perception if not in reality.
The fear is that of ordinary people scared by misinformation but also that of leaders who may know better but are intimidated by the political costs of speaking out on such a heavily moralized and charged issue.The prejudice is evident in the contradiction that some harmful substances (alcohol, tobacco) are legal while others, less harmful in some ways, are contraband.