Somethings are a threat to you just by their nature. Some things are a threat to you just by your nature. If you are scared then big people threaten you. If you are guilty the one you wronged threatens you. If you believe everything you hear then everything threatens you.  What can a person really do about what other perceive of them but….. embrace it and understand it and realize they have an advantage. Only the weak perceive the ability to be a threat as a disadvantage.

Threat: a statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done; a person or thing likely to cause damage or danger.