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Comment author: NancyLebovitz 16 February 2013 12:57:35PM 5 points [-]

It's at least worth finding out what the premises are behind your reaction.

I don't think her reaction makes a tremendous amount of sense, at least as she explains it. Nonetheless, she's an intelligent, interesting, and well-informed person, and I don't think the world would be a worse place if there were a rationality blog without a scoring system.

I've spent a fair amount of time in venues with and without scoring, and I don't see any correlation with the quality of the discussion.

Comment author: Vive-ut-Vivas 18 February 2013 01:00:26AM *  2 points [-]

I don't think her reaction makes a tremendous amount of sense, at least as she explains it.

I do, and I didn't have any kind of dysfunctional upbringing. I agree with your friend, and if such a place existed, I would enjoy participating there.

It's possible to be intelligent and interested in rationality, but uninterested in being constantly graded and judged.

Comment author: buybuydandavis 21 February 2013 03:21:26PM 1 point [-]

What do you find so unpleasant about being judged?