The Pro’s and Con’s of Online Social Constructs

Today, Belghast over at Tales of the Aggronaut posted a synopsis of a Twitter conversation he and I were both recently involved in. If you haven’t checked that one out, it’s worth a read.

In a nutshell, I was asking some questions about the differences between online relationships and real life relationships, and Bel was challenging the notion that there was even a difference. Or, more accurately, contending that the difference was only in the eye of the beholder. Bel makes it a point to ensure that he treats every single person he interacts with as a person, and not as just pixels on a screen.

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