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comment by kleinbl00
kleinbl00  ·  2964 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Plato's Republic: The Philosopher-Kings and Hubski

...that must be hand- or bot- enforced by humans. More comments and posts, more humans. It took until last year for there to be any heirarchy amongst the humans, and until two years ago to prevent one human from de-modding all the other humans.

There are benefits to curation of subreddits but there are serious drawbacks, too. I would say the statement "forces the user to think about the sub-reddit's rules" is more accurately written "hopes that the user might someday read the subreddit's rules."

casebash  ·  2964 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Users don't read the subreddit rules - they find out about them when their posts are deleted for violating them. Which works well enough for many sub-reddits

kleinbl00  ·  2964 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Spoken like someone who doesn't moderate.