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Random Selection, Contrived Reading, or “Like” in B/R

By Damali Binta Yael On August - 28 - 2009

Recently, there was an article with more than 1600 hits. The day I read it, no "likes" were posted. How can that happen?

Years ago, I considered myself an advocate for certain causes or issues. In this article, my personality from the 1960's is awakening.

It was near the time of the national tragedies of Jack Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, a type of "research personality" rose up to spur deeper thinking and growth in our national community.

Ted Kennedy just made his transition. Perhaps, this is causing an old "persona" to rise up and to analyze the climate in local, national, international, and even in the B/R community.

Growth is a sign of life. More growth may be needed in our B/R community in order to continue to be a healthy community.

Now, the questions:

What is the probability of getting very high "read numbers" and very few, if any, "like votes"?

I noticed that there have been occasions when an article has less than 200 reads, and gets enough votes in a 24 hour period to get recognition on the front page.

Again, what is that probability?

Questions come to the mind of ...

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