Originally Posted By: Revlgking
BTW, are those who use pen names and who chose to tell us nothing about themselves--like their place and time of birth, interests, their hopes and fears, what motivates them, and the like--any different than anons, or nemos?

That would be a matter of perspective don'tcha think. Anyone with preconceived ideas is going to place their own value system on top of what someone says and then make their own determination.
It might be the anonymous are less interested in self comparison and personal recognition, or tired of being compared or analyzed or questioned by those who need to write a bibliography of their life and any self proclaimed accomplishments.
You could make any determination you wish.
Aw heck, you already have.. wink