During the last couple of centuries, we convinced ourselves that we are the most powerful specie, that nature is here for us, that we could take and consume anything we want from her. We became arrogant. We became aggressive. A combination of arrogance and aggression leads to the overuse of the fight response. We think that we don’t have to flee anymore. Why hunker down, why run away, why stay quiet when we are the masters?
So, we fight. We fight weather (we try), we fight each other, we fight other nations, we fight viruses, we fight sharks. Fight becomes normal.