The word 'energy' is a limit, and the word 'perception' is a filter.
The positive or negative opinion of another is my own opinion being reflected to me.
Non-duality is the opposite of duality, and there goes the duality.
Not caring about what's next and then taking a risky step, can be looked at as being brave or fearless, the opposite being timid or weak. A simple version of the preceding sentence is something that most do not like to hear, that is, to care is to fear.