Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat which causes entities to quickly pull far away from it and usually hide. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. ~ Wikipedia.
If you must have noticed we were the bravest when we were little. The curiosity within us always overpowered the fear. And so a cockroach to a small kid, is an object of curiosity; while on the other hand a grown up person with the fear of cockroaches is said to have Katsaridaphobia.
On a lighter note, i came across this…
Until next time,