Inaction is a Form of Action
The story of the no-politics diner.
And why "don't discuss politics" and tone-policing *is* political. Most especially when it limits minority and disenfranchised voices.
(This also isn't an argument for free-for-all speech. It's complicated, Peeps.)
@dredmorbius @dl you're describing lack of moderation coupled with poor tooling. A vast majority of moderators are corrupt, as they want their own view of the world to have an edge. Voting systems enable collective moderation - and they can be implemented in a way that nothing is censored (just folded or quarantined).
@resist1984 Again: some parts of Reddit work, some don't. On a whole, I've found it no longer suits my own purposes, and have long criticised elements:
There's the problem that subs can be *and are encouraged to be* taken over:
And that its conversational dynamic is simply broken: