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How do you handle flags from minority sects claiming abuse in answers critical of their doctrine Most of the time, answers aren't critical of a doctrine that they don't like, they're just abusive, but occasionally users from outside of a particular denomination will post insightful things that may actually be overtly critical of a sect. We have a rule that ...


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Pax, my name is Ken! 1. How do you handle flags from minority sects claiming abuse in answers critical of their doctrine? Most flags should be perceptible as to what is called for from the community. It will also depend if an abuse is obvious or not, as well as other criteria are present. In the context that it is obvious of an open persecution or ...


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I'm curiousdannii! How do you handle flags from minority sects claiming abuse in answers critical of their doctrine? Most of the time, answers aren't critical of a doctrine that they don't like, they're just abusive, but occasionally users from outside of a particular denomination will post insightful things that may actually be overtly critical ...


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How do you balance Christian need to evangelize with the encyclopedic nature of this Q&A site While we certainly can't prohibit non-Christians from becoming moderators, it's highly unlikely that one will be elected given that high rep users on the site are almost entirely Christians and high rep users are almost always elected moderators. If you are ...


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What percentage of a post needs to match the OP to be considered an Answer? Given the fact that a lot of our users like to soap-box a bit, what do you do about flag handling for Not an answer (NAA) when users post three good paragraphs and use the last one to make some sort of a commentary? If someone flags the answer as NAA how do you respond?


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Many people think that The Urantia Book is in itself a "religion, " but it's not. … It seems vital to me to start to re-define what "religion" really means. The Urantia Book, while not in itself a religion, does inspire in the believer a new understanding of what religion really is, and the necessity for it in our lives. … You asked if I consider ...


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The World Wildlife Fund is pretty good and mostly sensible in their mission, which is environmental preservation and minimizing negative impact from human activity. Many major zoos around the world are associated with them.


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How strongly do you support the SE objective of having a high signal-to-noise ratio? One of the few things that makes SO and SE sites better than the rest of the internet has been the focus on maintaining a high signal-to-noise ratio. Explain how important that is to you, and how it influences your perception on the role of a diamond mod.


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How do you discern, and then guide, the denomination/tradition scoping level appropriate to a question? Some questions (mostly exegetical, but some doctrinal) have historically been answered the same way by a group of denominations thus making too restrictive scoping to risk turning away potential answers from other denomination adherents, or worse, to "...


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How do you deal with other moderators How do you deal with other moderators in seeing a potential argument developing in the comments, especially if it is not your personal denomination? Can you work as team player, yet work with other moderators seeking council and insight in particular difficult areas? How do you as a team leader, working with other ...


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No, unless the question specifies some doctrine or system of doctrine "Are there any verses" is an open ended questions relying on personal interpretation. As it stands, some churches are open to personal interpretation and some churches are not. Since we can't agree on this as a Universal Church, we need to err on the side of requiring people asking a ...


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Which Christian Church today stems back to the original Christian Church founded by Jesus Christ? Almost all Christian churches today make this claim. They also claim that all the other denominations have drifted away from the truth. You could Google "true church history" to find articles from various churches that claim that the Roman Church (and its ...


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Hmm, that's certainly an edge case. Wikipedia does say there are no formal churches or clergy, but also notes that there are dozens of associations with thousands of members. I think I'd say that it would be okay to include for that particular question, but I'm not sure I'd want them turning up a lot. But if anyone can find an official source from the ...


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How do you deal with the broad spectrum of questions, the majority of which are about 'Christianity' as a subject, but are not 'comparative' ? The site attracts a lot of attention of a general kind - general biblical questions, general questions about Christianity, as such - yet the stated, official purpose of the site is very specifically 'comparative' ...


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