posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 03:41 PM
The problem with a negative system (and it's been said in other threads) is that it would be used politically. If I said the so-called revolution in
Egypt is going to lead to greater tyranny than they have now, you would negative star me just because you did not believe that. On the other hand, I'd
give everyone who said this has never been discussed before a negative star because you obviously didn't do enough research on the issue. It comes up
Now, if you like what someone has said, you give them the positive feedback of a star or flag or both. If you don't like it, leave it alone. Over time
you will be able to get a rough idea of how valuable a member's contributions are by their 'scores.' If you don't care about that, you can ignore
that, too. The beauty of the current system is that it is not mandatory to pay attention to it.
edit on 1/29/2011 by schuyler because: (no