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Please keep alignment relevant to the game. I hate how everyone is trying to scrub alignments out, they are an important part of D&D and should remain an important part of Pathfinder. I want them MORE relevant than they were in Pathfinder. Keep Paladins Lawful Good.
Also - Please scrap the Proficiency System... That is exactly what you described for skills... I LIKE putting points in my skills as I level. I don't want to have my skill points spent for me.
Alignment was important when it was just the Law vs. Chaos linear axis, when Paladins were effectively a prestige class rather than a normal class, and when you would transition from Paladin to fighter if you didn't act Lawful, or from Antipaladin (in supplements) to fighter if you didn't act Chaotic.
Alignment was important when alignment languages mattered (those are gone?), when alignment impacted reaction rolls (those are gone?), and even then, the law vs. chaos didn't like, really impact behavior, right. They existed as a way of influencing which followers/hirelings you could nab (this is also minimized in modern games).
The only behavioral prescription they had was for druids and paladins, and even then, it was fairly loose. In the B/X conception, the biggest restriction to being a paladin was the low rolls you had, not the alignment. Once you got the rolls, alignment only mattered if you violated your precepts utterly (which you can do without alignment). The restriction on druids was you'd be removed from the Order...and I haven't seen a Druidic Order that a druid was supposed to report to ever, in Pathfinder or D&D 5e.
Like, if you want those back, or some variant of those things, then sure. Alignment is great.
But which of those do you want back? And why? Or, if not those things, why not, since those were more fundamental to its implementation?