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Why do downvoting lower my reputation?

What is the reasoning behind downvoting lowering the voters reputation? Isn't this supposed to be a helpful action?
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Why all the down-voting?

I'm a new member, and I've noticed that a number of questions (which seem fine to me, and apparently also to others who answer them) get down-voted. Then an answer I gave about frying potatoes got ...