Officially it's for "original content".
In actuality, it's just a less retarded version of /b/.
...and of course, with intelligence comes depression, so "feels" get discussed a lot here as well.
>with intelligence comes depression
then why is /r9k/ so miserable?
There's also a strong undercurrent of misogyny (justified tbh) stemming from the constant proselytizing of some tripfag, whose name I've long since forgotten, warning of the perils of hypergamy.