Fear Itself With Alex Lee

August 2020
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Heart Of Fear

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What are the mechanics of fear, how does it work in our bodies, and why are we so ill-equipped to deal with it? How our fear is manipulated in pop culture and politics. Talent: Evolutionary biologist Rob Brooks, Filmmaker Natalie Erica James, Political Strategist Lachlan Harris.
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Phobias From Rats To Racism

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What happens when fear stops us living our life? Alex meets a man whose fear of asteroids means he can’t look at the sky. Alex undergoes exposure therapy to overcome her crippling fear of rats and explores how our evolved fear of outsiders has led to xenophobia, and the techniques from psychology we can use to fight that i...
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Existential Fears

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Is the rhetoric of climate activism making us frozen with terror? How do you escape that creeping fear that life on earth is doomed. Alex realises that she must stop living such a risk-free life and goes skydiving, and discovers that we are all capable of breaking free of the bonds of fear to create the type of society tha...
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