The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Everything
Researchers conducted a poll of 1,500 people on what Americans are scared of and judging by the results, our fears are many and cover a lot of ground.
For instance, when asked what they feared most, Americans came up with the following: Walking alone at night, becoming the victim of identity theft, safety on the Internet, being the victim of a mass/random shooting, and public speaking.
Next came things people are most worried or concerned about: Having identity stolen on the Internet, corporate surveillance of Internet activity, running out of money in the future, Government surveillance of Internet activity, and becoming ill.
There are things completely out of our hands, such as natural disasters. The most feared are: Tornado/hurricane, earthquakes, floods, pandemic or major epidemic, and power outage.