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Rubix comments on Project Hufflepuff: Planting the Flag - Less Wrong

38 Post author: Raemon 03 April 2017 06:37PM

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Comment author: Rubix 02 April 2017 04:34:15AM 2 points [-]

"Some newcomers often find the culture impenetrable and unwelcoming" seems like a feature (not a bug). If anything ought be changed about it, I think the unwelcoming attitude ought be more discerning - excluding people based on properties most of the community actually doesn't want around, rather than or in tandem with whatever criteria it's currently operating on.

Comment author: Raemon 02 April 2017 03:53:40PM 6 points [-]

Yeah - What I meant to argue is more like "valuable people who could be contributing a lot a leaving or getting turned away from the community, for reasons I think are bad or shortsighted."