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1,074 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 13 years ago by LostMarbles

Is bravery innate?


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13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 3/29/07 - 5:15:41 PM EST (GMT-5)
*takes out dictionary and searches for definition of 'innate'*

sometimes, but not always. it can be gained.

13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 3/29/07 - 5:25:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
Not when the bravery is directed toward helping another human being.

I think self-preservation is innate, though, and that people would be willing to do things one might consider "brave" in order to help themselves.

13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 3/29/07 - 7:30:44 PM EST (GMT-5)
Like what mellowstar said. Not in certain cases
13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 3/29/07 - 7:37:50 PM EST (GMT-5)
When faced with critical situations, I tend to freeze. I think it comes from not being a mother.
13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 3/30/07 - 1:17:11 AM EST (GMT-5)
Hard to say. There are some people who just leap into action when faced with danger...while others instantly flee or simply freeze up.

My mom freezes up. My dad reacts quickly to situations and does what needs to be done. I do the same, I don't think, I just do what I have to. Not always a good thing...it's like the need for self-preservation isn't quite as strong for people like that.

13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 3/30/07 - 4:47:08 AM EST (GMT-5)
Bravery is innate in the Kurgan.
13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 3/30/07 - 6:49:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
do i think bravery is enherited basically......

no, i do not...i believe that bravery is determinded by the opinions that the person feels...if you feel strongly enough for something then you will stand up and fight for it...it has nothing to do with inherited genes...

13 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 3/31/07 - 7:28:21 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, I think fear is far more innate than bravery.
13 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Friday 6/22/07 - 11:46:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
Genetics is more than we have realized... we have much to learn before we can answer this question,.....
13 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Saturday 7/7/07 - 3:04:47 AM EST (GMT-5)
What the he.ll is an innate?
13 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Monday 7/9/07 - 4:39:59 PM EST (GMT-5)
I think it's sort of innate.
The bravery from the old days were just plain stupidity. "Hey, we can kill them"
Now I don't know the current defenition of bravery...
13 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 9/13/07 - 3:11:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
people are born either brave or braver. There is no cowardice.



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