You get people who'll argue just to win, whatever. Points I guess.
Debating as a contest, not to learn anything.
Being anonymous helps, in the sense that you can imagine your ultimate protagonist.
Fighting that is tilting against windmills.
I'll say this.
A certain person claimed they "accidentally" checked their downloads against the tower IP instead of their own?
HTF is that even possible? I know the rebuttle (friend at the ISP) so it's not worth it, I just still call bullshit.
Society is a collection of individuals. Individuals make society.
The going concern is trust, which is hard to earn and easy to lose.
Rate society on the people you actually know. That filters basically everyone else.