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Fear is the mind-killer

Old ink drawing of that scene in Dune where Paul Atreides has to prove his humanity.

I remember this scene the most in the books because this is where I first heard
the litany against fear, something that has become a mantra that I recite to myself when shit gets to heavy.

"I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain."

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