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I have noticed a few people with misgivings or complaints about it. I don't like it because of the herding mentality it seems to create. I resent it because it exerts a subtle level of control over me. Douglas Rushkoff warns against the ideological thought ghettos created by getting your own views and interests get reinforced to you over and over by the algorithms of search engines and facebook, twitter, etc. But also I think: does it help the collective consciousness evolve? Maybe it will prove worthwhile. It's an interesting experiment to notice how it affects our forum experience. Also I notice my endolphins release when someone gives me a point. Ah, someone likes me. I should post more often. Get more points.... MMMMMMMM endolphins.....