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Topic: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?  (Read 2800 times)

bud1

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2014, 05:13:31 pm »
They have no spine.

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2014, 06:39:29 am »
there behind the safety of a screen

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2014, 07:07:25 pm »
On line or on the telephone it is easier for a person to express themselves without worrying about any immediate repercussions.

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2014, 11:21:59 am »
One thing comes to mind....we're a bunch of cowards & will bark only online!If we knew that person lives next door, you bet we hope 2never me him. ;)

Right on! I agree with you 100%. People can be such cowards. They tend to say whatever they want hiding behind
the screen. I think this is due to the fact that they think they can get away with it without being dealt with. They use
their anonymity to thier advantage. This is so sad and pitiful, what a shame.  :(

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2014, 11:47:13 am »
There is no accountability for their behavior...
One thing comes to mind....we're a bunch of cowards & will bark only online!If we knew that person lives next door, you bet we hope 2never me him. ;)

Right on! I agree with you 100%. People can be such cowards. They tend to say whatever they want hiding behind
the screen. I think this is due to the fact that they think they can get away with it without being dealt with. They use
their anonymity to thier advantage. This is so sad and pitiful, what a shame.  :(
there behind the safety of a screen

They have no spine.
It is referred to as the online disinhibition effect. You can google it for more info.

I disagree. Thinking about it: people imagine things & don't think about the consequences of the imagined actions unless they have more time. That is: if we say something insulting to someone face-to-face, we know that there's no time for them to understand why they SHOULDN'T do what they're imagining would shut us up. Online, they're 'only words.'

(True, they're 'only words' OFFLINE too; but offline, words become more like 'falling dominoes' than the 'wild barks' they actually ARE :silly: )
------------------------------------------------------------------------------That's what a Pharisee might say today. You now have the chance to respond as my mentor Jesus-of-Joseph would, and I pray that you will!

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #20 on: March 05, 2014, 04:17:47 pm »
cause people can be cowards.

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #21 on: March 06, 2014, 07:06:45 am »
 :) I don't say things on my computer, or in my email, or to others, that I would not say face to face. It may be a computer screen, but somebody is behind it.  :) That is a lot of trouble with our society today. We need to get back to reality. Our society is degrading and faces are being replaced by computer screens. (sort of sad.)

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2014, 12:31:52 pm »
Anonymity is a powerful force. Hiding behind a fake screen name makes us feel invincible, as well as invisible. Never mind that, on many websites, we're not as anonymous as we think—and we're not anonymous at all on Facebook. Even when we reveal our real identities, we still misbehave.

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2014, 03:40:36 pm »
thats because ppl can be crazy

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Re: Why Do People Say Things Online They'd NEVER Say Facce-to-Face?
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2014, 04:55:36 pm »
Its so much easier to say things online vs in face.  You can be anyone you want online so you never get the true person.

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