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As part of some historical research, I read President Franklin Roosevelt's March 4, 1933, First Inaugural Address: The "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance" speech.
This unreasoning, divisive concept inflames group separatism, bigotry and envy.
What Nader and the Greens might bring to the table is fear--"nameless, unreasoning fear," as FDR put it in a different context.
As one of the fastest-growing agencies on the West Coast, DNA has a talent and passion for transforming brands--and helping their client partners win unreasoning loyalty from their customers and prospects in the process.
Apart from unreasoning anti-government phobia, I see no reason to distrust them.
Conn began the day by ridiculing the defense claims that the Menendez brothers were gripped by unreasoning fear rather than intent to kill when they rushed into the living room.
Outside a leaf took its time to fall, bad angel, down from the scrubbed floor of heaven, down to the dirty, unreasoning desert.
FDR is noted for "nothing to fear but fear itself," but went on to speak of the "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
My chief regret is that it has led to the propagation of unreasoning and unverified fears concerning the danger of radiation.
Pick any conflict -- in the Mideast, in the Balkans, in Africa, in America: the kind of unreasoning hate we see erupting around the world would not arise if our general worldview were not so dehumanized.
The national mood showed no signs of the "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror" of which F.