“To some this is the cruelest of all the basic fears.
“NECROPHOBIA – THE FEAR OF DEATH”
The reason is obvious. The terrible pangs of fear associated with the thought of death, in the majority of cases,may be charged directly to religious fanaticism. So-called “heathen” are lessafraid of death than the more “civilized.” For hundreds of millions of years manhas been asking the still unanswered questions, “whence” and “whither.”Where did I come from, and where am I going? During the darker ages of thepast, the more cunning and crafty were not slow to offer the answer to these questions, FOR A PRICE. Witness, now, the major source of origin of the FEAR OF DEATH.”