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Women, Magdalen has been gone one day...

She asked us to #BeBrave. Which, to me, is about asking us to look at our circumstances and think about how much the fear is being created by intimidation, and how much is to do with responsibilities and vulnerabilities.
Many of you have good reason to be anonymous, and I understand that.

At the same time, it is possible to internalise the intimidation, and it can be very freeing to get, like @FondOfBeetles's did yesterday, all #FuckFear on it.
I can't promise you will get no flak. But the more of us there are, the less flak they can give... and a few women being targets is how they keep the rest of us in fear and in line... it is how they have manufactured 'consensus' and captured our institutions...
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Listen up, serious work today. I aim to liberate you from the HOLD your hidden fears have on you, the ones YOU keep hidden. Not the fears that spur you to action (which sometimes serve a valuable purpose)--but rather the ones that exert a stranglehold and hold you prisoner.
Here's the thing about the hold our hidden fears--small or great--have on us: such FEARS SURVIVE ONLY IN DARK, unexamined, unexplored. That's what our fears don't want us to know! When we take them out of dark, expose them to harsh light of a detailed critical LOOK--they vanish.
CONQUER FEAR TECHNIQUE: Works whether fear holding you back from starting a venture or asking for raise or asking crush on a date: 1) Complete: "I haven't [action steps] because [fear]; 2) use imagination to write out IN DETAIL what'd happen in near/far term if fear came to pass.
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