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kleinbl00  ·  2256 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Chris Poole: The anonymity I know

Total anonymity revokes the conditions and implications of law and social justice. This can be a good thing in oppressive environments but is usually a bad thing anywhere things have been sorted.





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kleinbl00  ·  2256 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Dude, I'll warn you once. Don't get all 'citation needed' in a conversation someone else pointed out to you that happened a month ago. Smiley faces don't hide shit.

I will fuck you up.

So let's start over again, as if this were a choose-your-own-adventure book.

"You are traipsing through an online community to show off your coding project. You encounter someone who professes to have an understanding of the basis of your design. Do you:

A) Ask him to elaborate so that you might learn something?

or

B) Snipe at his month-old statements in an attempt to find a reason to discount what he has to say?"

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kleinbl00  ·  2256 days ago  ·  link  ·  

"inflammatory" implies you have a stake in the matter. You don't. You can't be "inflamed" by something that happened a month before you even got here that has nothing to do with you.

On the other hand, going through point-by-point and attacking the delivery (rather than the content) of a message is inflammatory as fuck.

I'm finding little reason to continue talking to you.

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