A person who has been punished is not less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
I believe that I have been basically anarchistic, anti-religion and anti-industry and business. In other words, anti-bureaucracy. I would like to see people behave well without having to have priests stand by, politicians stand by, or people collecting bills.
There's always a part of your nation's history that you haven't been told that... has a powerful impact on how you yourself may behave and may believe.
Literature sucks you into another psyche. So the creation of empathy necessarily influences how you'll behave to other people.
To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.