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What Being Forced To Be “Nice” and “Respectful” (a.k.a a pushover) Taught Me

While I was writing on Quora, there was a very controversial implementation of something called BNBR — Be Nice, Be Respectful. It is Quora’s most actively enforced rule, and it is the best and worst part of the site.

BNBR prevents cyberbullying, to an extent. If someone is bothering you, you report them and block them and moderation…



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Brooke Schwartz

Professional writer, editor, and tutor; social justice advocate; Orthodox Jew; dedicated Grammar Auror