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marquisedemerteuil's picture

this is a really good point,

this is a really good point, i go to imdb message boards for reality shows and people are really vicious. i think it's because people are anonymous and can secretly get out aggression that politeness with actual people prevents them from getting out. they can enact their fantasies -- haven't you ever wanted to just yell at some random person for having a bad idea? i have that all the time. all the time... if you're around people, you face a consequence for your yelling because you'll probably see that person again and have to work with them in some way, but if you're online, you don't know who you're talking about.

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