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The belief in the I am to be something as a body, as an individual is the cause of all fear, in the absence of the I am, who is to fear what?

This belief that I am so and so with a mind and body, an individual living in this world and society is the cause of all fear. Fears are many and diverse, there is fear of death, loss of wealth, loss of near and dear ones, then there is fear of ill-health, coming to disrepute and the many, many small ones that occur and change from moment to moment. But, for the one who has realized that the I am itself is false and since all fears are based on the I am, there is no fear anymore. Quite obviously, if there is no individual, who is to fear what?
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