No. of Recommendations: 1
Now that at least 32 recs (at present count) on Synchro's last request to be "bluntly" educated...

In my experience, forum members recc a post that comports with their own bias, NOT one that necessarily advances the discussion. For example, I routinely recc intercst posts even though I disagree with him politically. Why not? If he makes his point in a compelling and civil manner, isn't that the purpose of the Fool's recc'g function?

Apparently not.

The practical reality is that internet discussion boards coarsen society when people can attack others for no reason other than that they don't agree with them.

Which Rayvt does CONSISTENTLY and, of course, others just mindlessly follow his lead by recc'g his nasty posts.

Rayvt = N.A.S.T.Y.

With IGU not far behind.
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