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  • I have a horrid feeling that your idea would merely recapitulate the worse properties of Slashdot and talk radio. People do not want to debate ideas -- they want to shout their opinion and swat down other people's. Have a look at CNN's chatrooms some time; it's appalling.
    • Yes, but the nice thing is that the moderation system tends (only TENDS, mind you! I'm not saying it's perfect) to put forward the best arguments. In a country that's as split as the U.S. (judging by the past election), there should be a sufficient number of people on "both" sides that folks who, like me, browse at +4 would get to see the best arguments for their side as well as the other.

      Yeah, it's not the best idea in the world, but as I've said before, Slash fits very well with the way I think, and I

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers