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Stress is like religion which may poison bias and thoughts perspectives before overwhelming and ultimately taking over one's morals and innocence. In Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo's reprehensible actions are caused by his fogged view of right and wrong since his lifetime is dominated by a lifelong fear of collapse. Okonkwo's profound fear of collapse originated out of his failures of his father Unoka, and Okonkwo's life goal is to be the opposite of Unoka and to attain high names. In case Okonkwo's Ibo culture prospers subsequently the name hierarchy will remain and Okonkwo can finally earn his respected place in his area. Panic takes over Okonkwo's' capability to procedure reason and responsibility, and loses sight of why his village creates certain decisions when changing events make things go awry. Okonkwo feels like he must keep a high and honored title in his community, and he does all he can to protect his ego. Additionally, his fear of failure causes Okonkwo to impulsively react to events which pose a threat to his chance in high titles and achievement. Due to Okonkwo's fear of collapse, he strives for personal achievement and achievement, which causes him to irrationally respond to drastic changes in his Ibo culture and ultimately leads to his downfall. Through the novel, Okonkwo's fear of failure compels him to have a top and well respected ego in his clan. Though Okonkwo does all he can to protect his self, some barriers cause Okonkwo to lose sight of motive. Earlier in the novel, Achebe describes the customs and rules of the Week of Peace, a single, sacred week in the year where the Ibo tradition permeates the Earth Goddess to get a wholesome season for plants. Although Okonkwo understands about the reason of the week...