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Lying Wikipedia editor

Postby thedesk » Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:09 pm UTC

Regarding the Wikipedia editor who lied about having a phD:

http://www.mercurynews.com/businessheadlines/ci_5416912

This is why I only get true, non-liberal facts from the Conservapedia.

Side note: I actually think the Conservapedia is more hilarious than the Uncyclopedia.
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Postby Belial » Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:19 pm UTC

read their "examples of bias in wikipedia"

Apparently, failing to give absurd preference to Americans and Christian Teachings is an example of anti-christian, anti-American bias.
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Postby Axolotl » Mon Mar 12, 2007 10:31 pm UTC

Wikipedia is six times more liberal than the American public.


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Postby Axolotl » Mon Mar 12, 2007 10:33 pm UTC

Also,

Wikipedia often uses foreign spelling of words, even though most English-speaking users are American. Look up "Most Favored Nation" on Wikipedia and it automatically converts the spelling to the British spelling "Most Favoured Nation." Look up "Division of labor" on Wikipedia and it automatically converts to the British spelling "Division of labour," then insists on the British spelling for "specialization" also.[14] Enter "Hapsburg" (the European ruling family) and Wikipedia automatically changes the spelling to Habsburg, even though the American spelling has always been "Hapsburg". Within entries British spellings appear in the silliest of places, even when the topic is American. Conservapedia favors American spellings of words.


ahahahahah you idiots

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Postby Oort » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:13 am UTC

They dare use the word "favoured"? They are obviously rascist.

I especially like "Examples of Bias in Wikipedia," "Premarital sex" and their article on evolution.

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Postby Owijad » Tue Mar 13, 2007 3:13 am UTC

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Postby Teaspoon » Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:41 am UTC

Owijad wrote:Nuff said.


This page has been protected to provent re-creation?

No recreation involving vaginas!

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Postby fjafjan » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:42 pm UTC

They edited their Dino article :(

It used to have this picture in it
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Postby LE4dGOLEM » Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:48 pm UTC

fjafjan wrote:They edited their Dino article :(

It used to have this picture in it
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Postby scwizard » Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:17 am UTC

And once again a topic migrates from a serious news article to dinosaurs.

I <3 these fourms.

Anyways, I'm kind of disturbed at how nonchalantly the wikipedians are taking this. He's most certainly going to keep his adminship. BTW he's lying in his current profile to, it's quite obvious.

I don't think he deserves to be an admin, I have no problem with users lying out of their asses. But admins are supposed to be trusted becasue they have the power to shape the "facts" of wikipedia far more than users.

If you can't trust an admin when they say "I have a phd" how can you trust them when they say "this article needs to be deleted *delete&locked*"
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Postby Belial » Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:17 am UTC

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Postby Shadowfish » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:11 pm UTC

Their article on relativity does not mention the difference between general and special relativity, but it does mention

Relativity has generated a huge following by advocates of moral relativism[3]. The idea of moral relativity may exist independent of (and substantially predates) the theory of relativity, but some moral relativists irrelevantly invoke the theory in attempts to lend legitimacy to this version of morality:[4]

But still there is the question of how to determine the good. Although this measurement is relative to each person, the standard is absolute. Einstein is associated with the term relativity because he was able to recast the equations of physics in terms of an absolute metric - the speed of light. Morality has a similar standard, as simple and ubiquitous as the speed of light. This standard derives from the capacity for empathy and the need to determine what is the best for each person.


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