[extropy-chat] Re: extropy-chat Digest, Vol 10, Issue 2

Ben Cunningham benboc at lineone.net
Sat Jul 3 09:29:09 UTC 2004

Subject: Re: [extropy-chat] LIST: Nominating Moderators
>Have you thought of using instead a system like Scoop ...

> Yes, we have discussed this from time to time.  Wouldn't this pressure
posters  pressured to be erudite, funny or informative, for fear they
wouldn't get any thumbs up?  Newcomers might resist posting if they felt
they were being judged.

> Thoughts?

> thanks!

> Natasha

Well, you asked for thoughts, here's mine:

Wouldn't this be making a strong political statement (a *democratic* list)?
Is that something you want?

It might also have the consequence of eliminating many minority opinions at
source (any minority opinions, not just lets-nuke-the-bastids type
opinions). Is that desirable?


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