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Anonymity - Hazard, Not Protection; Limitation, not Enhancement

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life experiences - those considered valuable or influential*;

character evaluations by two or more verifiable people (who have given this same information) with whom one has interacted in various ways for at least 5 years.

By recognizing the need for public information sharing between individuals for the purpose of evaluating the move into or maintenance of any but the most limited relationships, a person has taken the first step towards being fully responsible for hirself in hir relationship other individuals. Once s/he steps away from the use of anonymous "handles" in hir Internet and other activities and stands behind hir history of actions and ideas, then s/he is actually demonstrating some of the essential aspects of self-responsibility. S/he will want to, and expectantly will, preferentially associate with others who do the same. Together s/he and the growing numbers of others who act similarly will benefit from their interactions and eventually a society will come about in which members peacefully and gradually reduce the amount of outside coercion that currently prevents its optimal functioning.

Monumental paradigm (framework) shifting ideas do not require a revolution of violence, but only require and can occur by means of a thorough understanding of the basis and the advantages of such a change - individually, one person at a time.

* An example of my personal implementation of this particular type of information. The entire personal section of MoreLife provides large amounts of information that allow others to judge us for purposes of new, deeper or continued interaction.

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I am a professional life-extensionist and liberty promoter who practices what I and husband, Paul Wakfer, encourage. More detail about both of us - philosophically and physically - at http://morelife.org/personal/ When the comment time period has closed at OpEdNews.com, readers are welcome (more...)

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