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Why was this answer to "In category theory, why do we meet more left adjoints than right adjoints?" deleted?

This answer was converted to a comment and deleted. In category theory, why do we meet more left adjoints than right adjoints Yes, philosophy has an answer. Our universe is contingent. There are many ...
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Deleted answer, edited/discussion

I had an answer deleted. I edited it. Has the edit been rejected? Or is that it now, I cannot post to the question? I don't feel I made any statement that can't be fully referenced. How can I get ...
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Should there be a "reopen/undelete suggestions" thread on meta?

There's a thread - actually, series of threads - on math.stackexchange for people to nominate questions/answers for reponening/undeletion as appropriate. I think the same type of thread would be ...
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Friends, how is it that a one line answer can have 22 votes, and another can be deleted for low quality?

Is it because it contains capitals? I didn't add any references, but then I'd say about 2% of the content here does so, at least in any useful sense. It answers the question and is not just an opinion ...
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What is the reason for deleting the answer to "What logical fallacy is “If you don't like it, move!”?"

Posted an answer to this question What logical fallacy is "If you don't like it, move!"? which was deleted. where given that this SE site is purportedly about philosophy, was reminded ...
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Isn't deleting answers too fast equal to censorship?

We have a system of upvote/downvote. How long an answer should remain on the site to be analyzed by the maximum number of users, before being finally deleted (preferably after a certain amount of ...
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Must every answer contain a source? Which kind of sources are accepted and why? [duplicate]

On this answer, I received a comment from virmaior that it should be "sourced in philosophy (roughly as defined in academic philosophy)". Other answers involving the subjectivity of morality were ...
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Can any moderators tell me what is going with my question?

In this question, there was at one point an answer from RParadox. I pointed out some problems with his answer and he got rather hostile. I flagged the inappropriate comments and they were removed (I ...
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My Neitzsche answers: what's wrong with them? (part 1)

After posting a string of answers on Nietzsche questions, my answers were deleted and I got put in the penalty box for a week by moderator Joseph Weissman. I don't understand why—this is both ...
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