I’m sure we’ve all met someone, or been somewhere where someone has given us the creeps. Just seeing how they dress, or hearing the tone in their voice can send shivers up ones spine.
There are standards of creepiness such as clowns, dummies, people wearing mascot uniforms, certain insects and snakes. The creeps are hard to shake and seem at time to be innate in nature.
Some politicians give me the creeps. Reiki practitioners give me the creeps, big time. I’ve met cops that have given me the creeps. I’ve met many executives that give the creeps. Sometimes it can just be a person walking toward you on the sidewalk in town. Farmers rarely ever give me the creeps, but there is usually one person in the classes I teach or a presentation I give that creeps me out. It isn’t just a cosmetic thing where I’m pre-judging someone. I just get a creepy vibe and usually when there is an eventual interaction I find my creeps were justified.
Now ask your self if you’ve ever given anyone the creeps. I bet we all have. I’ve done things and said things that upon immediate reflection I have even creeped myself out. Sometimes I do it on a daily basis, though I plan on no confessions here.
I think the creeps should be added to the list of basic human emotioins right up there with love, hate and fear.