Happiness is politicians who don’t fear assassination, and protesters who don’t fear suppression. The rich have no fear of being kidnapped, and the poor have no fear of their last bowl being confiscated.
I love Central America, but unfortunately I need to share it with the tarantulas — which happen to be my greatest irrational fear. When you stay in the rainforest at night, you can bet things will get hairy.
It seems that we have a fear of things moving towards us, whether in time or space.