It may be a while before I can get back to discussing the new alignment system. In the meantime, here’s a few links I feel should be read by all D&D players. If you love the game, but find problems on a conceptual/metagame level, consider this approach as a possible solution.
A New Division of D&D:
I’ll probably use the weapons article as a guide to reorganizing the weapon proficiency system. Heck, if I have the time, and the drive, I might even attempt a 4.5 version myself. I can already see ways to align the current game material to a new conceptual order.
Many thanks to Wrecan and his blog for all the great ideas. I don’t know exactly who the author is yet, but if he (or she) isn’t working for Wizards, they should be!