It forces vulnerability. I can't sit and mull for days and manufacture a perfect morsel of words for you to chew. It makes me face the fear of what you might think.
I can't care on one hand, and yet the reason I am writing is because I care. Whew, what a paradox. But the concept of "shipping" like this is changing my life in one of the most profound ways I have ever experienced.
I encourage everyone to do this. Don't be afraid. You have something to add to the human conversation. We need you.