HEY! READ THIS BEFORE YOU VOTE! Is it in keeping with netiquette to begin a thread with another's article and without personal commentary? Is it in keeping with sciforums spirit to permit such threads? I am not sure, yet such are many threads in the Religion Subforum, including this and this and this and this. To me at least, these threads, totally devoid of contribution by their starter, smack of propaganda. The person posting them, for the most part, is irrelevant. James R has, I believe, started a poll pertaining to and proposing stricter moderation within the Religion Subforum. Potentially, reform like this could rid us of insipid, wasteful threads like those presented. The current rules of sciforums can be read here, here, or here, second of which is for the Religion Subforum. In my opinion, those rules should include committment or qualification of the issue by the starter as an explicit requirement to any thread. I for one am tired of entering a thread only to be linked to the works of another and given no information on the position of the person who actually began the thread. Are you, as a user, also tired of this? Are you supportive of measures, changes to the rules of sciforums as a whole, which would disallow threads of this nature? Are you for such measures or against them?