The Geo-Geo

(your friendly geographic Geornal)



October 11, 2016

“Fierce” does not emerge from fear.  Ferus, which is the Latin origin of the word “fierce” means “untamed” or “wild”.  Fear, on the other hand, comes from Old English word for “calamity”.

There are many ways to draw connections for these two words.  Is it savagery that brings out fear? Or is savagery the product of fear? Or both?

The sauvage as the source and the product of fear: what a hopeless case.  How does one come out of th...

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