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Post comments to help improve answers?

I think they're good comments: and, I commend the desire or attempt to improve the quality of answers; and I wouldn't mind seeing more participation (from Hugh or others) like that. Beware that ...
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Are we ethically bound to call out other people's statements as wrong?

"Ethically bound" sounds like a rule. Acts of compassion are defined by compassion rather than by rules. So we can strive to remain compassionate (unlimited) rather than to be bound by rules (limited)...
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Are these comments inappropriate debate or reasonable questions?

Welcome to the site, and thanks for asking. First, as you probably know, the intent of Stack Exchange is to be a Q&A site. The Tour says, This site is all about getting answers. It's not a ...
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The Buddhism site and moderators

I can understand that you have a different opinion on what "anicca" means. But to rant here that we're going to hell for saying "anicca" means "impermanence" is forcing your views upon the community ...
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Commenting with minimal argument

Why even comment? A benefit of posting and reading answers on a public site, is that several users read or review each answer. Users can "vote" an answer, but a comment can be more specific or ...
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Commenting with minimal argument

This is a reasonable summary of the comment-related standards, approaches and moderation strategies we have developed over years here at Buddhism Q&A. Nothing major seems missing or contradicting ...
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The Buddhism site and moderators

I've just now understood what this post is about. In a now-deleted comment under this question you posted the following comment ... This is a good example to prove the buddhism's core is not ...
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The site's functioning

thanks for posting here on meta. I think you're asking two questions: Why can't I post a comment? Why was the question off-topic? Ideally this site is for Questions and Answers, not for discussions ...
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This site is Elitist Not Buddhist

The SE engine is a website type that can be reused for different special interests. It was created to address the problems of forums (e.g. phpBB) and mailing lists. Those online social mechanisms have ...
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This site is Elitist Not Buddhist

You wrote, "When you post a question anyone who has a thought on the subject should be able to post a comment" In fact, when you post a question, anyone who has a thought on the subject is ...
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Assuming that discussions are not from interest - practical and Buddhas response [meta]

maybe worthy to possible make more as just assuming out of it I'm sorry that I don't always completely understand your syntax, and my own German is much worse, and so I'm not able to always ...
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What happens when comments one wanted to Flag are deleted?

You're welcome to bring it up on Meta. Thank you for asking! Moderators can view deleted comments if they have reason to. I was watching your conversation while it was happening, and I didn't know ...
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What are the Moderation Policies for Comments and Chat?

I don't see the need to be different to any other site
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What comments to take into account?

Whether to ignore a comment? If someone comments "this is opinion-based", that comment has 3 audiences: the OP, other users, and moderators. Anyone can do three things with such a comment: ignore ...
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What comments to take into account?

IMHO, if any user (non-moderator) comments that the question seems opinion-based, you should take that as food for thought and see if you can tweak the phrasing. If a moderator or a high-rated user ...
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