Fear Factor Essay

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Fear Factor

Fear Factor Journal

H. P. Lovecraft once said "The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear." Everybody
has or has dealt with some sort of fear in their life. For some, fear only manifests
itself in some form of mild discomfort, but for others it can be so great that it creates
an emotional vice-grip and holds it victim captive. I have my share of fears in life. One
of these fears, which I have had since childhood, is my fear of supernatural and evil
spirits. I am Christian and I believe in God, therefore I must also believe that there is
a devil. As a Christian I am also aware of the contest between good and evil, so I am no
doubt afraid of Satan and the infections of evil that he has brought to this earth. In the
Bible it says that God allows Satan and his fallen angels a limited amount of power on
earth. When I was younger I began hearing stories of people practicing witchcraft and
worshipping Satan in a nearby town called Cassadaga, Florida. I was frightened at the
thought of people that would deny God and follow Satan. This fear is commonly known by
many as satanophobia. To confront this fear I must be prepared to possibly be in the
presence of people that worship the dark prince and possibly demons or spirits.

One September day I decided to go out to Cassadaga and confront my fears of the stories
that I had heard. I told myself that there should be no place where I may go that God will
not be with me to protect me. With that in mind, I found the directions to this town of
only 55 residences. I began driving and soon enough saw a sign that said "Cassadaga 1
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