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Why do some people have a phobia of feet?

Most phobias fall into two categories:  Fear from experience or fear from instinct.  The ones brought about by a single event or association are the simplest to work out.  Watched Stephen King’s ‘IT’ as a kid?  Clowns are terrifying.  Had a big spider thrown at you one Halloween?  Spiders are terrifying.   It’s easy.

Some of the instinctive ones are simple too.  Heights, snakes, sudden loud noises; these are all  survival tactics.

But feet? Seriously? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on March 17, 2012 in Why?

 

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