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How should we address answers that advocate violence?

I spotted, downvoted, and flagged an answer that suggested violence should be used to solve a problem. Initially it looked like this answer would receive a similar response from most users, but the ...
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Should answers on closed questions be downvoted?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post, but a question of mine initially had several answers. Then some people aggressively downvoted the answers, apparently because they didn't like the ...
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Should we step up our voting culture?

I've noticed more than a few questionable answers lately, most have received the typical "welcome to the site, but..." sort of comments, but it doesn't look like these comments are accompanied by ...
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There's no point to down votes if comments to them are discouraged

It has recently been revealed to me that the community policy discourages comments that explain down votes, at least on answers. This defeats the actual purpose of the down vote, and decreases the ...
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