This question might be a duplicate of Will Meta Stack Exchange be removed now?, but I'm not sure.

Once, Joe Biden said something like "Trickle down economics has never worked. Let's grow the economy from the bottom and the middle out." I think it might have been in the State of the Union Address since the time he became president in 2021.

Maybe the same is true about asking questions and answering them on this website; it works better for all the questions asked here after the change gets made to be produced bottom up by all the other Stack Exchange websites working together.

Also, each Stack Exchange website could internally work together bottom up to figure out how to do its part of working with the other Stack Exchange websites to figure out which questions to ask here.

Anyway, eliminating this website entirely like was proposed in that question is probably not the best solution. That would be like not having Joe Biden doing the job of connecting United States during the election period from 2021 - 2025.

Maybe this website could demonstrate by example of doing its part bottom up. If the idea is unique and different, it might spread naturally by working together just like Greta Thunberg's ideas spread naturally.

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    I have no idea what this post is trying to say.
    – VLAZ
    Aug 4 at 17:39
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    What are you talking about? I fail to see how economic theories and climate activists relate to Meta Stack Exchange.
    – Warcupine
    Aug 4 at 17:39
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    This post 1) needlessly drags in politics, and 2) seems actually more unclear as a result. If this site (MSE) can be said to have a community, I would say it's the users of "all the other Stack Exchange websites working together", so it's unclear why you would want to create what effectively seems like another layer to that which is exactly the same.
    – Laurel
    Aug 4 at 18:09
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    I'm not sure what you're suggesting but it sounds like you're suggesting that any network wide changes happen on an individual site via their meta and then somehow multiple sites decide whether it should happen network wide. Or you're suggesting that happen with meta questions in general. Did I understand correctly?
    – BSMP
    Aug 4 at 18:17
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    As a member who regularly has 8 sites open in different tabs - and there are many like that - there are many of us who are in a position to notice broad patterns of events and needs. Most members of most sites (I'll bet) aren't members of meta. Not sure what you're proposing to change about that, please clarify.
    – W.O.
    Aug 4 at 18:47
  • @BSMP I guess I was. I'm not so sure what I was thinking.
    – Timothy
    Aug 4 at 22:10
  • What do you mean by "connecting United States"? E.g.. connecting in what way? Is it about physical infrastructure? Or something else? Aug 5 at 16:47
  • Is this proposal about devolution? Of meta sites, presumably. It risks being spread too thin. Even the meta site of the massive Stack Overflow site is not that active in relative terms. Aug 5 at 16:48
  • This is incoherent.
    – philipxy
    Aug 6 at 4:03


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