The whole karma thing is nothin but a social status. One of the newest entries in an increasingly crowded field, the very plain text editor marries minimalism with meticulousness, carving out a very nice concept built around a a clean, smart workspace.
The higher your karma, the more attention you'll probably get (sadly). So if you're rich and have no life, spend hundreds of dollars on your karma to be famous 😏 no one will remember you anyway, lol. Serious writers will undoubtedly be frustrated by the lack of features, but for notes and short blog entries, Paragraphs proves to be a worthy client.