The anonymity I know


Yesterday Sam Altman published a short post containing his thoughts on Secret, and also anonymity in general—namely that it breeds meanness, and that anonymous social networks are destined to decay and grow worse over time.

I strongly disagree. What I’ve observed is the opposite—that…

I used to criticize anonymous posters. But now I understand the value. Even if it’s crude and vile, I’d rather know it exists than it be secret and passive aggressive.