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Thomas the Rhymer Members Versus Guests and Noms de Plume (144* d) RE: Members Versus Guests and Non de Plumes 16 Apr 07


Though I did sign in as 'GUEST Corrigo' and "GUEST New Guy" a couple of times, I do not have any other 'monikers' here at mudcat, and I don't 'sign in' as GUEST.

To me, it's a matter of principle. The cowardly flames and sleezy slimes that infest the internet are largely the result of posting with anonymity, and this benefits only the powers in this world that thrive on dividing the people.

As to your excellent point, Sandra, about whether there is any difference between anonymous guests and members that post under different names and characters... I'd say... 'not much'. Though there may be more 'craft' involved in maintaining consistent 'personality disorders'... the end result of such a contrast would be to exchange or compare disingenuity with sociopathic cowardice.

The internet still has a lot of growing up to do...
ttr




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