They say the only thing to fear is fear itself. What if fear is what causes torment. What if reacting in fear to an event, truly threatening or not, what if that collapses the cloud of probability into a negative reality, or reinforces it’s path? This is a big old realm with a lot of probability going on. If we want to keep on a certain path, we’re gonna have to really focus on what we want so we can keep following it even when suddenly faced with a threat.