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Comment author: RandomEA 12 September 2018 10:59:35PM *  2 points [-]
Comment author: kbog  (EA Profile) 13 September 2018 01:45:46AM *  2 points [-]

(relevant blogs, to be precise)

Some of those objections would not apply a journal like this. Namely, the journal itself would be about questions which matter and have a high impact, and cause prioritization is no longer so ignored that you can make great progress by writing casually. Also, by Brian's own admission, some of his reasons are "more reflective of my emotional whims".

In any case, Brian's only trying to answer the question of whether a given author should submit to a journal. Whether or not a community should have a journal is a subtly different story.