Written By Geoff Talbot – Co-Founder Of The Seven Sentence Blog,
People act like idiots on the internet and for good reason (Tweet).
Engaging with other people is not an easy thing for most human beings.
Could it be that we are afraid of each other?
Many of us really struggle to talk to strangers, especially if they are very different to us in how they look, sound or smell.
I think we’re a little more prepared to give it a go when we can hide behind the safety of the screen.
But there is still a lot of anxiety, a lot of rabid talking about oneself and not a lot of listening — engagement is difficult but it is very worthwhile.