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> no > we don't have to do this > there's another way > no, it's not that > no. please, listen to me for a moment. im saying that you're working with a definition of "real" that's different and, i think, dangerous > yea, your way does work. no one's disputing that. sure, it helps with the trolling. it's a good idea for that, but it also gives sysops a lot of unchecked power > + there's a definite chilling effect for people still figuring it out or who have stuff they dont want the world to know > idk maybe they just want their friends to know. maybe those friendships depend on that indirection, > yea > yea > yes! exactly. and: i think there's a larger conversation to be had by people who are not us about the balance of that trade-off > if we do this, those people lose a part of themselves and they lose each other > why did we get into this in the first place? we wanted to connect to other people, we were desperate to communicate, to know for sure weren't alone. let's not pull that ladder up the moment we found each otherThis article was created by chee