RE: Azircon You're a Shame! Don't Vote Just Reblog If Hive Is Yours
Unfortunately (as I've been screaming for 4 years!), DPoS itself allows for 'actions without ethics'.
Down voting (written into the code) is dependent -explicitly- on stake power.
Integrity and ethics can be conveniently abrogated in the name of 'code'.
Add into the mix some very immature players, and here we are...The longer I see it play out - repeatedly from the steem days - I see no fix.
The powers that be (mistakenly) think that everything is fine and no change is required.
All metrics would point to the opposite of that, but hey.
'Skin in the game' and greed, (while having some positive attributes) can also blind people to what is blatantly obvious - to those that take an objective view of things.
When those views are aired, they are pilloried.
Hive has many cult like features.