Ok, I'll leave this thread open for discussion under the following guidelines:
1) We're not changing our decision. I appreciate the diversity of viewpoints shared but that diversity also solidifies the hypothesis that nothing we can do with this system is "right" by everyone.
2) Discussion will continue without attacking the others in the thread. Comments such as "only those with high rep complain" and "you prefer cowardice" are very thinly veiled ad hominem attacks and are not necessary. Attack each others' viewpoints to your hearts content but please keep it logical and within the confines of our rules.
If we can't operate under these guidelines (#2 especially) then we'll just lay this to rest and close the thread to further discussion.