Who cares what gives us points! We should all just enjoy the community (the true purpose of the points, regardless of the misdirection of the moderators and administrators and awesome MH staff) and have fun, and the points will follow. More intelligent posts = more fun =?= more points.
"Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as in fiction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there."
Richard Feynman - The Character of Physical Law (1965)