I honestly don't believe most people would interact with the same lack of social grace as they do here (on occasion).Originally Posted by Brawny
The same thing that allows people to be WAY more offensive/acidic/ballsy/etc., online is the same online empowerment they use when they (and everyone) says "Oh yeah, I'd say the same thing in person".
BTW, I'm going to go out on a limb, re: weird homeschooled people. I think it's like the red cars get pulled over more argument (come to find out, owners of red cars tend to speed more) - I think there are a big slice of odd folks who choose to homeschool their kids, and they would've been a little off even in a public school. The "regular" trend is not to homeschool so it's a statistical shift that favors the "weird"