The sheer number of people on Facebook with their real names, photos, locations and workplaces on their profile who are happy to throw abuse at other people kinda disproves the argument that it’s online anonymity that causes abusive behaviour


@kirstyyarr i heard about the Dunbar number or Dunbar's number or something, it's about the number of people our brains are capable of conceptualising as actual humans with thoughts and feelings and it's very low. so it's not that we don't fear consequence, it's because we don't think there IS a consequence because we can't see those we hurl abuse at as human. our brains are too small

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