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Cretter - solving critical thinking and debates on the internet





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{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"When people debate online, they usually risk their reputation. Random users with no reputation are shoved in the category of trolls or idiots, without the chance of expressing their argument or logic. Hence, social media is showered with famous personalities (aka influencers) playing the status game. Status signaling and only saying things their audience expect them to. We’ve fallen in a world where popularity is a proxy for truth or authority."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The truth is true, no matter who’s saying it. No website solved critical thinking or the search for the truth because the first thing humans care about when they hear something is “who it is coming from and what’s their status”."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"If high status, we listen. If low status, we ignore."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"On Cretter, we believe we’ve solved the problem by eliminating names or personalities. The only proxy used is money and reasoning. A website where you can back up anything you tell the world is true."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"When you can back it up, you make money. When not, it is taken away from you."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"We think we got right or close to right, the proper incentivization of all stakeholders on Cretter. A permissionless critical thinking platform built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. Cretter is the platform where:"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"The amount you stake (risk) is how much you believe in something."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"You can monetize your belief. (The closer to the truth, the easier to monetize)"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"You'll see the mechanics on why if a user has a strong truth, the money inside the statement (smart contract) grows and expands, while if someone is pushing a lie they will shrink and get drained to the critical questioners and rankers."},{"insert":"\n\nLightpaper: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u5I9plgSyNP2cc_sy-eF3erCpjcOHtPHowZ61ngo87E/edit?usp=sharing\n"}]}

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