Top Ten Things That Scare People Most

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What is after death, there is nothing? What would it feel like, eternal nothingness? I mean, does anyone know what nothing feels like?

One of the worlds biggest mystery, even with trillions of people witnessing it. What is it like after death? Darkness? Spending the rest of your life as a ghost? Maybe being reborn in a different world? You can only find out when you die. But you won't be able to tell anyone what it is after death.

I think death does scare allot of people because they don't really for sure know where there going and that is scary

Death by penis explosion

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2The Dark

I really do get scared in the dark but I guess it is because of some nasty people I could bump into? Too many crimes reported on the media... What a world is turning into...

The dark is scary because most people are afraid of what is lurking around and what can happen like a creepy guy tries to kill you, you bump your head or any body part, you get bitten by creepy bugs that can give you viruses, or etc. so not many people are afraid of the dark itself it is what lurks around so always bring a flash light or a device that can illuminate the path so you know what is happenning and where you are going

Well, being generally scared of the dark is only reasonable if you're three years old, but in a dark forest, or a dark cave, you don't know what could happen next. - PositronWildhawk

I'm really afraid of the dark. - PizzaGuy

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3Not Going to Heaven

Not getting to go to heaven would be terrible.
Think like this:
Essentially, you, say, do things like drugs, getting drunk, abusing people, being really evil.
What do you get for it? A trial, where EVERYBODY who you insulted, abused or harmed would go against you.
Think of it like a normal trial, but about fifty to one hundred prosecutors, no defense, and a judge who had informed you, all throughout your life, about the inevitable trial he would judge you in.

And at the end?
When all is said and done?
"Lucifer, we have another one for you."

Out of the depths of hell comes satan himself.
Picking you up, he carries you back down to hell, where you will forever suffer.
As you are being taken away, you scream "YOUR HONOUR! How could you be so merciless? "
"What are you on about? I gave you ALL my mercy, yet you threw it aside.
You laughed in my face, saying death would never come, that you would not be sent to hell.
Good bye..."

I agree the but the last words from What to bye who is saying that Lucifer or God or an angel just tell me who is saying it

The afterlife might not be as scary as most people think. In my opinion, people are not sentenced to heaven or hell. I think people just end up in either heaven or hell based on how close they are to God, how sorry they are for their sins, and whether they accept God's love. If they let sin overpower them so much that it tears them away from God, then they may end up in hell. If they accept the fact that they are sinners and try hard to move closer to God and away from sin, then they may end up in heaven. Besides, I think hell is more of a state people go into as a result of rejecting God than an actual place. If God is a merciful, loving father-figure who never stops forgiving humanity for its sins, why would he willfully send someone to hell?

What if it was your wish to go to heaven? What if you died with your friend and you saw him go up the staircase to heaven before you being dropped to hell? Chest about the opposite? You would never see him again. So sad.

This one doesn't count for atheists

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4Being Sexually Assaulted

I for one, have this as my biggest fear, simply because it has already happened to me, I am a 16 year old girl, and at the age of 15 I was molested by a 42 year old man that happened to be my dad's so called "best friend" nobody should have to go through this, at all, no kids, teenagers, adults, nobody.

I feel bad for you. That man needs to know better. Wish you luck on your recovery. The National Sexual Assault hotline is 1.800.656. HOPE - ethanmeinster

The government should shoot their privates off with an executioner pistol. That'll teach them.

That happened to me at school. I was trying to do my work when the kid next to me began to ask questions involving you know what and I kept saying no and I would not give in.

That only happens to women.

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Although death may be the end of our lives and that most of us don't want that to happen already, we all know that it will happen in the future. We all dislike failure. We feel annoyed and frightened when you didn't achieve your goal. Whether the failure was losing your team and feeling hated, working hard/ spending money for nothing, or losing a partner/failing him or her, we fear it more than death. We know we can stop it or not make it happen (unlike death), but we feel so horrible in making that mistake that changed your life/ or won't ever forget for all your life. This is the #1 fear human has.

Just imagining me repeating a grade/class in school...oh my gosh..makes me freak out!

I don't know about anyone but no scary movie can compare to what my dad will do if I fail... It's like digging my own grave.

Failing is a normal thing. What are you afraid of? - 09ShamsulBahriel

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6Being Embarrassing In Front of a Huge Amount of People

Ah yes, this reminds me of an interesting story. there are many days in my life, and there are few that are more memorable than this. so I was at a rather large hotel, but the T.V. 's had only one channel. So I was watching a film about some rugby players being stranded in Antarctica after there plane crashed, and so I thought to my self "hey, rugby players are awfull at survival! They're all just a bunch of cowards! " unfortunately, I realised this was not a thought, but a shout, and not only that, but my door was open. I was also afraid by the fact that the loud music from downstairs had Stopped, and that they were celebrating there most recent win in, you guest it, rugby. so since I was terrified by the shouting from them, trying to find out who said it, I hid under my bed and I was under there for so long I fell asleep. I never stayed at a premier inn again, and probably never will.

This has to be number, my cousins and my friends siblings are still making fun of us over something that happened years ago and even have pictures, they'll never let us forget

Come on. Death? First? Nono, being embarrassed in front of a large group is much worse than death, believe me. You actually have to deal with it and live with it after (ironic, isn't it? )

That's not fun when... I don't... Want... To... Talk... About... It...

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7Being Hurt by the Person You Love

Of course it will be hurt if the person that we loved with all our heart and trusted to care us for the rest of our life played with our love. They played our love just like card 'touch ^^ go'. If I face this man in my life, I think I will kill him if I can do like that

IT really hurts when we love a person very very much and when they leave us it really hurts and the person who is hurted find him away from the world and things that he have lost every thing and then he tries to commit suicide because for him his love was his life.

I have never fallen in love but just imagining the one I love doing something to hurt me is heartbreaking.

Sounds sad... If that happens to me, I would do suicide or...

Play video game Like A Boss

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8Scary Spaces

Haunted houses can be scary but actually in some country"s they banned haunted houses woo hoo good for them but if your wondering why they got banned well I'll tell you because it is startling and it can give old people heart attacks. In 2011 in those country's people protested for haunted houses to open back up.

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They created SCARY MOVIES that will get you to hope you make it to daylight. - booklover1

Humans are the scariest thing on Earth. Pretty much anyone could kill you in a hundred ways at any given moment because they feel like it. Humans are capable of a lot of horrible things.

Its terrifying I wont even watch a trailer for one! I made that one mistake of watching a trailer for one...i had lots of nightmares...

I don't like people. I would rather read than interact with another human. - Merilille

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14Creepy Crawlies

Spiders terrify me. Maybe it's the eyes or the legs but if I see a spider I will scream my head off.

I'm really afraid of these things. Even worse, when people are talking about them! That causes my ANXIETY. So yea, creepy crawlers just bug me. - MusicalPony

snakes and other people I can deal with but these things ehhh there so creepy

Spiders oh god even talking about them scare me!

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15Slithering Snakes

Not that I think so, but some people get so freaked out (I actually love snakes and animals and I simply can't understand why people get so scared)

Some are poisonous and cause a painful death... Avoiding them is just natural instinct! - VADERtheIMPALER

I want to keep away from snakes... - RohanaMusa

Just like Indiana Jones.

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16Noises In the Woods

There's a woods quite near to my house. In the Summer, me and my friends take our bikes up to the woods and eat our picnic in this little clearing. It doesn't seem to bother my friends, but all the noises in there really creep me out and I often end up leaving before them!

My house in in the woods and this is only scary in the dark

Why would you be in the woods Anyway


Clowns have paint on their faces you have no idea who the crap they are. And like their red cheeks are the scariest. Ronald McDonald scared the crap out of me when I was younger...

I'm fine with the fun goofy ones but the deadly ones scares the cheap out of me

They wear too much make up

I love clowns but all my friends hate them

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18Harrowing Heights

I faint when I see heights... Literally.


Spiders are the scariest things ever! Last year (In fourth grade) I went on a field trip with my P.A.C. (Program for academic challenge) friends, and we were going on a nature walk. We were picking things off the trail, and putting them in little containers so we could look at them through microscopes. So, my friend Emma (Who like isn't afraid of anything) picks up this spider, and wants me to hold the container open so she could put it in. I thought she might just leave it because I was obviously like 'no way! ' but she didn't. She found someone else, and got the spider in the container. Then, when we got back from our 'nature walk' we got microscopes. Emma put the spider under the microscope, and for some reason, I was brave enough to look at it. IT TOTALLY FREAKED ME OUT. There were huge eyes, so many legs, and it was hairy! The spider even blinked! It was the scariest thing I've ever seen. (Sorry my story was kind of long)

I had a dream last night. Scary as hell. I mean, the spiders' asses were the size of an ashtray or like, a plate! I was scared to death. But, nonetheless, I woke up and saw online that this meant I am a dominant female figure, or motherly. Something like that. But, I still get scared if I see a giant spider in my room...

Oh god... I scream and cry like a newborn when I see these terrifying excuses for animals... Anyways, They're so creepy! They have eight eyes, eight legs, and they're even scarier when they're REALLY hairy. I HATE SPIDERS!

Ridiculous how people scream and run when they see a tiny harmless spider. It makes me sick to see people like that.

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20Demons Watching You

"Whom shall I fear? I know who goes before me, I know who stands behind. The God of angel armies is always by my side. The One who reigns forever, He is a friend of mine. The God of angel armies is always by my side." -Whom Shall Fear, Chris Tomlin

A song that always gets me through thoughts like these - keycha1n

Just looking at their face gave me chills.

Demons you cannot see but remember just say a prayer (if you are Christian, Jewish, or Muslim if you are not say any prayer that people with the same faith pray)

I love demons on the game doom you get to have machine gun and tear them down

Imagine A Giant Demon Starring At You

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