My fear of social backlash.
I’ve only recently begun to read articles on Medium. I’ve already started a couple drafts, only to delete them completely. Why?
For starters, it’s probably because I’m afraid of what people will think. I’m a redditor, and reddit has a serious problem — if someone doesn’t agree with your standpoint, they will make sure to drive their opinion straight into your lung like a railroad spike. I now have a fear of speaking my mind.
So, until I overcome this, I’m doomed to start writing articles that I’ll never finish, in a perpetual cycle of false productivity.