They dont fit together because they are not the same thing. You think giving feedback === democratic development, it is not.Exactly. So why were things changed based on feedback? According to Frontier this is not a democracy and they are going to make the game how they see fit. What I am saying is the two things don't fit together.
I make a painting, and ask you if you like it. Is that the same thing as asking you how I should paint my paintings and paint them accordingly?
The fact we're already discussing semantics on the 2nd page is a good reason to never do this