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Jaws and galeophobia

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” – Herman Melville, Moby Dick   An underwater tunnel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “Aquaria” photo by Mohd Fazlin Mohd Effendy Ooi on Flickr. CC BY 2.0. The 1975 thriller film, Jaws, takes place in a New England summer resort town. People flock to the beach, […]