>>3603583> You really ought to observe the age of the posts you reply to before unloading your autism.
I'm not him, but I would like to comment on this position. I created /r/NecroPost precisely to contest and challenge this conceptual framework.
From the sidebar:
[The purpose of this sub is to provide a venue for replying to topics that have "expired".](https://xkcd.com/979/
) We reject the unfounded proclamation that "necroposting" is pejorative, or opprobrious. The unspoken and flawed assumption is that time erodes the value of words. Otherwise the works of Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and others would have lost their inherent value.
In the future, if — though smart money is on on *when* — we contact other intelligent life in the universe, the metronome of our conversational rhythm will take centuries, if not millennia, for one single exchange. Which makes the artificially imposed six month half-life of Reddit, and most communities, ponderously low.
Your conversations will *outlive you.* Our conversations are no longer ephemeral, vanishing into the ether, forgotten. Or the only alternative, a static record beyond inquiry or interaction and a curiosity to historians. Our conversations can now actually outlast the original parties. The greatest achievement of the digital age is the ability to maintain the narrative thread of a group conversation over months, years, or decades, and this achievement is unprecedented in history. Others would see this paradigm shift in communication proscribed.
We humbly disagree.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.