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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 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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Should the site accept non-constructive criticism of individuals or their works?

With no explanation whatsoever... It is perhaps not fair to say there was "no explanation whatsoever": Nirvana and the Buddhahood are of the 5th Statement. The Intellect-mind is able to ...
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Answers which reference lucid24.org

An answer can't Just link to an external site, it must make an actual attempt to answer the question on SE, even if in short form.
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Why does sexual promiscuity not lead to the three lower realms?

Why does the 1st comment not reflect Buddhism? Consider, "Shark attacks cause of loss of limb. It's quite obvious the significant number of people without limbs is probably largely due to shark ...
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On questioning motivations for asking

I suppose our site-specific policy which most clearly matches this case is Answers vs Advice which I summarise as, The best answers deal directly and solely with the question(s) specifically asked ...
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Is asking for general feedback on my posting, OK on meta?

If I compare our answers to this question for example, my answers references two other authors and yours doesn't. Therefore yours "comes off as sounding more authoritative" because you're ...
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How can I explain hundreds page in this topic?

I tried to explain (summarise) your answer in comments ... starting here. I guess one might need to "chat" with DD ... and/or try to summarise (in your own words) whatever you link to ... summarise, ...
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Can Andrei stop deleting perfectly reasonable answers?

There i posted a perfectly reasonable answer etc. If you want my opinion (you might not) I thought the answer didn't start well ... First of all a beginning point would run contrary to what can be ...
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Is Advaita "Buddhism"?

All Vedanta schools must have Atman at the core of all sentient beings (Bhagavad Gita 2.17-30). If it does not, then it is not Vedanta. Regardless of whether it is Dvaita, Advaita, Visishtadvaita, ...
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Is Advaita "Buddhism"?

Advaita: a Vedantic doctrine that identifies the individual self (atman) with the ground of reality (brahman). It is associated especially with the Indian philosopher Shankara (c. 788–820). https://...
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Is this answer wrong?

I think it's off-topic. If it were 5 words about history and 300 words about Buddhism, then it would be on-topic; but it's currently 5 words about Buddhism and 300 words about history, therefore off-...
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Is this answer wrong?

Yes, in my opinion that answer was wrong, with its basis in confusion and aversion. The reason I did not delete it right away, and only downvoted it, is because I wanted OP to see how such answers ...
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What is wrong in my answer?

People downvote even good honest attempts to answer, just because they disagree with something. And your answer might seem not serious: mosquitos probably are not intelligent enough to hate people; ...
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Few Schools Represented

If one answer comes up I believe the playing field should be level so other schools / traditions can also represent their view. I'm not sure I agree that's always the most important consideration. I ...
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