'...the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. FDR's words still reverberate today. We see fear driving policy, fear driving our news, fear driving our lives. We have become victims of our own fears, but this is a time when we cannot afford to be afraid. Fear leads to poor policy decisions. We are no longer the land of the free and the home of the brave. Today, we are the land of the panicked, and home of the fearful. '