Re: Anonymity in Meetings LO2675

Jesse W. White (
Tue, 5 Sep 1995 11:07:17 -0500 (CDT)

Replying to LO2655 --

I believe that humans require socialization. Online interaction is
possible without socialization, but I believe that each of us will ascribe
some affect to the style of writing and facial features to the author.

Furthermore, I see interactive video as a welcome relief. Nursing is an
occupation that demonstrates the healing power of human touch. Nonverbal
communication is extremely important to meaning.

Several *onliners* use smiley (spelling?) faces and odd characters to add
the human to what we say. :)

I have seen at least twenty different facial expressions made with a 101

Anonymity is important, but does no justice to establishing and
maintaining community.

I extend and withdraw, have time-have no time. But, I learn each time I

Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you
just sit there.

-- Will Rogers

Jesse W. White