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show me the facts don't just say they're in this thread and yeah I'm lost. So, so lost.
Originally posted by backinblack
reply to post by Poker
Ok I'll bite where are these facts you speak of?
What's to bite?
The FACTS are in the threads..
Who and what topics are supported by members..
Your stating it's sheeple supporting the members that support the status qua and TPTB..
I'm saying it's not and I believe the threads support that..
It's your thread and yet you seem lost as to what you are saying..
Originally posted by Poker
reply to post by Erongaricuaro
I do try to use them for measuring my development toward effectiveness...
No offense but you're the exact type of mindset I'm talking about. All the stars and flags do is show how much you think like other people.
When you state something that other people believe, like or feel is true they star and flag you. that is hardly a measure of effectiveness. It's more a measure of compliance.
Overall I like the points systems here, they can offer incentive and benchmarks for improvement.
all the point system does is measure your standing in the status quo. The more you go along with the powers in charge the more stars you get. The more you perpetuate the ideals of those in charge the more flags you receive.
All top score means is that you're the thoughtless zombie they want you to be. Perpetuating their beliefs and mythos will no doubt give you a lot of points at the cost of the truth?
Stay compliant and I'm sure you'll have no doubts fitting in right where they want you to.
What it boils down to is a virtual popularity contest. Usually the most mundane and least provocative choice will win a popularity contest. The most generic and more accessible will be chosen by a bigger group.
Besides you don't even know if those behind this site can actually rig the system. Which I have no doubts that they have the capabilities, whether they have the intent is left for others to decide. I've made up my mind.