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Today’s Question by the reader : Rosey

Author: Paulo Coelho

How does one tell the difference between intuition and fear? How do you know if you’re intuiting something, or whether it’s coming from your human hopes or fears?

The difference between intuition and fear is that your intuition will guide you towards action, while fear only paralyses. As Jorge Luis Borges says in his writings "there is no other virtue than being brave". And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strengh to keep on going forward despite the fear.

Your intuition is your guide out of fear.

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