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Journey to the Core of Fear

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Despite the inhospitable terrain, exploration was short-lived. Although we had the necessary resources, it was not possible to identify the source of the problem. And that is how I told the Commission. The expedition had been planned for a maximum of three hours, but when it was time to return we had a serious problem. The exit way was blocked. And fear made its appearance. We didn't know how to get out of there... And then the fear asked me:

"Why do you fear me? If you loved me, you'd consider me, and I could help you. Even if you've not become aware of it, I've always protected you. And you, however, return to me the favor by hating me. I can be very small or very big; it's up to you. It's all up to you."

The access to the circulatory system was done through the femoral vein, and soon we reached the left ventricle. The micro submarine was moving smoothly through the bloodstream. The interior of the submarine was occupied by a pilot, a technician and myself as a doctor and responsible for the expedition. The communications with the outside world were of very good quality, and at all times they were informing us of the patient's feeling.

And the fear continued:

“You had to come all this way to meet me. You're gonna learn the most important lesson of your life. You should know that I occupy everything, and I am the fear the person you intended to operate on his left ventricle feels. This person has asked me to tell you that he is inside your body traveling inside his micro submarine trying to perform the same operation on your heart that you were trying to do to him. You have to learn that what seems to be outside is also inside, that what looks great is also small and that everything we do is done to us.”

 

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