Tag Archives: William James

Sometimes the Bear Eats You

“Do we run from the bear because we are afraid, or are we afraid because we run from the bear?”  (William James) When I tell people about William James’ bear (see Running from the Bear – Nov 4, 2011), they … Continue reading

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Running from the Bear

I find that my natural way of thinking is that I act a certain way because I feel something. For example, I feel anxious or fearful about something, so I want to avoid it or fix it.  I want to … Continue reading

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