I am so glad you're here, as someone who has terrific cross-discipline experience and perspective, and I would love to hear your thoughts/opinions/experiences on this topic.
But I do have to defend Void - even as an ex-hunter rider, I found alot of posts on this thread, including the original one, extremely biased and uneducated, if not willfully ignorant, about the goals, purposes and theory behind hunter seat riding. Void may have gone off a little bit, but 1.) it was done with heavy sarcasm (one again, tone doesn't carry throught the internet) and 2.) provoked by a lot of needless hunter bashing.
So, with the timely reminder from farmpony to "stay on target" (not the original target, the "dressage riders are superior to hunter riders" target, but the target we wrestled the thread to, you know, "let's have a serious, unbiased conversation about the differences between disciplines.") I'd love to hear your contributions.