The two biggest forces that drive this world are love and fear. While it is nice to think that love governs us most of the time, it would be silly not to admit that all of us have a large part of our lives ruled by fear. It is absolutely true that the word is a big, scary place – but in reality it is far less frightening than you probably realize. Misinformation leaks into our minds through history and pop-culture and molds us into people who are afraid of harmless things. Here are just a few things you should know to ease your mind about some of the world’s most common fears.
Everybody’s Heard About The Bird Flu
For all the hypochondriacs out there, there is no need to be afraid of catching the infamous H5N1 virus, also known as the Bird Flu. If you live in the United States, you have a greater likelihood of getting a date with Taylor Swift.