Asked in Anxiety DisordersEmotions
What causes people to fear?
July 07, 2016 8:54AM
several things but id say mostly latent survival instinct, a lot things to be fearful of can kill you or injur you to near fatality and as an animal survival instinct is very strong in humans.
also the unknown itself is scary as you dont know anything about it, and one of our defining characteristics as humans is that we love and need to know everything we can
It's just a feeling that people have like happiness.
Fear is a natural survival instinct. If humans didn't have any fear, a lot more would die in dangerous situations. A certain level of fear is healthy, but too much can impair one's life.