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People Share Things That Scare Them To The Core On An Existential Level
People Share Things That Scare Them To The Core On An Existential Level

Phobias are one thing, but existential dread is fear on an entirely different level. From self-consciousness to thinking the Universe has it in for you, subconscious despair has the power to overtake our waking hours.

radbrad7 asked, What is something that really freaks you out on an existential level?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.

Memories fade, but how do you know if your memories are even true?
Memories fade, but how do you know if your memories are even true?

What percentage of my life do I even remember? My childhood is a dim memory, but so are many average days of my adult life.

Think you're small compared to the world? Look through a telescope.
Think you're small compared to the world? Look through a telescope.

When I'm traveling by plane in a different country and I'm looking down to the ground and see cars, buses and everything driving around on the countryside or a city and I think to myself, down there are people living life exactly like I do and doing their everyday thing. Makes me think how big the world actually is and how tiny you are as a person! That freaks me out a bit.

This is up there on the biggest of existential fears.
This is up there on the biggest of existential fears.

I probably won't be remembered.

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