Every member must be respectful towards other members.
Every member must be welcoming towards other members.
Only Fools Know Everything
Members should consider opposing opinions when discussing their own.
Members should think and read critically when using this website and reviewing sources.
Members should always maintain the consideration that links can be dangerous.
Traps and Entrapment
Members should always maintain the consideration that traps and entrapment are everywhere.
Balance is Key
Members should seek balance in everything, including what they consume and post.
Not for Personal Adulation
Members should not share content that is meant solely to attract adulation.
The Internet is Not Personal
Members should not share excessively personal content.
Sources, Sources, and More Sources
Members should include all their sources when applicable.
Members should look for and include statistically representative data for their arguments.
Members should refrain from using personal anecdotes as statistically representative data points.
Members should include thoughtful, productive and legal actionable ideas with the content they share.
Members should not share overly opinionated content solely focused on fearmongering.
Uncensored but Disciplined
Members should always consider the implications of what they are sharing before doing so.
Opinions are Opinions
Members should present their opinions as such and accept other opinions as such.
Agree to Disagree
Members are encouraged to politely discuss their opinions with others they don’t agree with.
Different Shoes Feel Different
Members should consider how personal experiences and situations shape opposing opinions.
Members should refrain from resorting to counter-productive arguments that don’t add value to the discussion.
Members should refrain from using arguments that are unrelated to the specific on-going discussion.
Broad or Generalized Arguments
Members should refrain from making overly broad or generalized arguments that aren’t specifically applicable.
Members should always consider that numbers can be falsified, misleading or unrepresentative.
Details and Thought-Process
Members should provide ample details and information for a constructive discussion.
Discipline and Composure
Members should not get carried away by their emotions and be the better person.
Reporting is Caring
Members should promptly report other members who act against community guidelines or the law.
Communities Start Small
Members should review the legitimacy of a member’s profile and the gravity of their actions before reporting them.
Communities are Built Together
Members should remind legitimate members to review these guidelines, instead of reporting them.
Members should join private groups and promptly report group members that act against community guidelines or the law.
Reporting Illegal Activity
Members must promptly report other members who act illegally or who promote illegal actions.
Abusing Automated Suspension
Members must not falsely report other members to potentially trigger the automated suspension.