- ItemOpen AccessFake news, paradigm of fear & sustainability: Research report on climate fear(s).(In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, 2019) Bell, SimonNews manipulation is now a much-discussed reality of the 21st century media ethics. Daniel Khaneman has identified that people have a tendency to respond to complex issues in a problematic manner--often making use of instincts (System 1 or S!) in kneee jerk responses when a more rational (Systems 2 or S2) approach might be more appropriate. Simply put, human beings have a flawed process for problem structuring. In research carried out between 2015-16 with people engaged in and concerned with climate change....
- ItemOpen AccessFearontology musings: Work in progress.(In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, 2019) Kalu, Osinakachi Akuma[Editor's Note: The material for this article was originally created from a few blogs Kalu published on the Fearlessness Movement ning in the last year, and from rough notes he had sent to me for a potential article he wished to co-write but wasn't going to get to it for some time, as many other life-priorities took over. I offered to put some 'musings' together playfully, and at times slightly edit things for him. He had final edit of the excerpts below, and submitted them to IJFS]
- ItemOpen Access(Senior) Editorial: Introuducing IJFS, a new journal.(In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, 2019) Fisher, R. MichaelAny research on the term 'fear studies' in a university library will turn up a few uses of this term as mostly a loose aggregate term to identify more than one fear study (e.g., Mechias, Etkin & Kalisch, 2010). The studies listed by those using the term are all disciplinary, meaning, psychological- and/or biological-based with a strong emphasis on positivism and traditional views of empiricism (e.g., quantitative measurement as 'truth'). In this disciplinary regime, fear is treated (and imagined) as a feeling and/or emotion. Dictionaries and encyclopedias, as well as common everyday speech reinforces this meaning of (definition) of fear. At least, in the English version of translation of 'fear,' of which I can only claim to have access to understanding because of my own limited views as an English-speaker. IJFS is beginning with that linguistic (and cultural) limitation as well.