Calling Anonymous Posters
To the Anon poster on Kathleen's journal:
I think we've both (assuming there is one poster) taken up enough column inches on Kathleen's journal. My thanks to her for hosting such a long thread. Since our postings veered off topic, it seems fair to start a new thread here.
Now, to business:
Daniel, why post things if you can't handle the responses? I'm not complaining about your posting things, I am criticizing the content of your posts. You guys are soooo concerned about my bloody name rather than what I have posted.
You appear to be the one who has trouble handling responses.
I too, when responding to what I believe are your posts, respond to your content. When you talked human rights, I talked human rights. When you complained about being chastised for being anonymous, I addressed those claims. When you (was it you?) wanted to talk about what makes a hero, I talked about qualities I admire in heroes.
No one is impeding your ability to post anonymously, so I don't see why you keep claiming people are trying to shut you up.
I can't speak for Kathleen, but my interest is simply being able to reference past comments in a thread without my debate partner being able to say "that wasn't me." Psuedonyms accomplish this while preserving the anonymity you crave.
Sometimes people just want to drop by, leave a single comment or two and leave. It doesn't make sense to make them register.
But someone such as yourself who appears to post frequently (are they all you?) and who is very happy to call me by name and bring up my past record (as anyone is free to do) would be courteous if they either registered (I don't care under what name) or emulated Duke Ender by using a distinctive tag line.
You have the right to post without being courteous, but you you are not entitled not be called on it.