Living without fear

This talk was given at the Kreta Ayer People’s Theater in Singapore in November 2002.

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  • Fear and worry

    • The disturbing emotions of fear and worry and how to deal with them

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    Fear and worry continued

    • Continuation of ways to deal with fear and worry

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    Applying the antidotes and questions and answers

    • Contemplating the main points of countering fear
    • Handling small instances, and then working your way up to greater and greater ability
    • Controlling anger
    • Helping children of dying parents
    • Observing the mind
    • Fear of making wrong decisions
    • Chanting to relieve worry
    • Animal testing
    • What happens after we die

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    Questions and answers continued

    • Developing a broader perspective
    • Compassion for those who lack it
    • Respect for those of other religions
    • Living in the present and making plans for the future
    • Use of anti-anxiety drugs

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