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New Wikipedia article - "Wikipedia liberal bias"
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Posted on 11/21/2005 12:16:25 PM PST by zilla1126

I just created a new Wikipedia article to detail the consistent liberal bias found there. Those who are savvy, please edit it and add whatever you see fit.


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KEYWORDS: liberalbias; wikipedia
Wikipedia is a VERY visible place; a good place to correct misinformation.
1 posted on 11/21/2005 12:16:26 PM PST by zilla1126
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To: zilla1126

Looks like it has been deleted...LOL


3 posted on 11/21/2005 12:18:14 PM PST by indcons ("Not all muslims are terrorists; however, all terrorists today are muslims." - George Fernandez)
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To: zilla1126

Looks like an attempt or two was made already - and they deleted it!


4 posted on 11/21/2005 12:18:25 PM PST by manwiththehands
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To: Certain_Doom

Gone as of now.


5 posted on 11/21/2005 12:18:44 PM PST by The Grammarian
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To: Certain_Doom

It says it's already gone.


6 posted on 11/21/2005 12:18:44 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (California bashers will be called out)
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To: zilla1126

Looks like it has already been deleted. Good try though.


7 posted on 11/21/2005 12:18:55 PM PST by BostonianRightist ("Moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue." ~ Senator AuH2O)
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To: zilla1126
They already deleted your article.

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8 posted on 11/21/2005 12:19:06 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam Factoid:After forcing young girls to watch his men execute their fathers, Muhammad raped them.)
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To: zilla1126

Why don't you try it again, making it about liberal bias in general, citing Wikipedia as a prime example.


9 posted on 11/21/2005 12:20:03 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (California bashers will be called out)
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To: zilla1126

Wikipedia has whatever slant its contributors give it. Since liberal $$> conservative $$ about 100:1, do the math. Wikipedia has been fairly good about maintaining respectability, being no more liberal than say Brittanica or Encarta. I'm inclined to not want to upset the apple cart.


11 posted on 11/21/2005 12:24:32 PM PST by dangus
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To: zilla1126

We need to make up our own. Comparing ours to the liberal bias trash. Advising all we'll NOT BE REWRITING HISTORY, as the loon web site does.


12 posted on 11/21/2005 12:24:32 PM PST by shield (The Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God!!!! by Dr. H. Ross, Astrophysicist)
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To: zilla1126

Would you please post a copy of that deleted article on this thread? Thank you.


13 posted on 11/21/2005 12:27:11 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I have posted a message to the editor who immediately (within a minute) deleted the article:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Antandrus

Deleted article
I would like to know why the aticle I created "Wikipedia Liberal Bias" was summarily deleted moments after it was created. There are a LOT of people that feel that a article on that issue would be helpful; why was it treated the same as blatant attack pages and gay smears? Is this a taboo subject?

A technique that repressive regimes use to suppress discussion on a particular topic is to make sure discussion on said topic stays fragmented and disorganized. By saying that this topic is covered elsewhere you can prevent discussion and the opportunity for people to compare experiences.

This may not be your goal; but how would your actions have differed it it was?


14 posted on 11/21/2005 12:39:50 PM PST by zilla1126
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To: zilla1126
This over educated intellectual (I consider myself an intellectual) writes and wrote...
I don't quite understand the political POV-pushers, since it so unnecessarily stressful living that way; but then there really are people on earth who think they Know the Truth. It is common to mistake the death of curiosity and openness for knowledge, but perhaps this is just one way nature is merciful. Not only are things in the world not in black and white, but things in "black-and-white" are not in black and white. Failure to discern shades of gray may be a disability, an incapacity, or a form of cowardice: since it takes a whole lot more courage to see and accept the world with all its messy contradictions, than to view it all as Right, Wrong, Saved, Damned, My Way or the Highway.
And
I just deleted it again. No context, attack, inappropriate namespace for such a discussion: there are numerous reasons for deleting it; and the reason that trumps them all is that it was already deleted on AFD. And stop equating us to a "repressive regime", you're playing with a logical fallacy here. Please do NOT recreate your POV attack article again. And furthermore, I'd delete it whether it were "Wikipedia conservative bias" or "Wikipedia has no bias". All are inappropriate. Thanks. Antandrus (talk) 20:47, 21 November 2005 (UTC)

Wotta maroon. See my tagline

15 posted on 11/21/2005 2:08:24 PM PST by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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To: dhuffman@awod.com

Gosh, what pompous spew. Such lofty thinkers, these libs. You gotta love all those colons and semicolons. They give his email kind of an 18th century flavor. And the lecturette about seeing things in shades of gray is just precious. It's also certain proof that he's a lib. If he's typical of the folks on staff there, then it's no surprise that the Wikipedia would tilt left.


16 posted on 11/21/2005 2:35:56 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: dhuffman@awod.com; zilla1126; Yardstick

Rather than tilting at windmills by posting emotional rants that you know are going to be deleted, why don't you try this:

Anyone may try to edit an article. Why don't your edit articles you believe to be biased? Now when you do so, please keep in mind that your edits should be well written and coherent, devoid of hyperbole, accurate, and substantiated with valid, vetted references.


17 posted on 11/21/2005 3:50:27 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Why did you address your comment to me? The Wikipedia is a resource just like Google. I trust neither. The progressive activists will/have corrupt it just like all of 'the commons'.

Boortz, high priest of the church of the painful truth, says it best, 'believe nothing unless personally verified or congruent with your personal understanding'.


18 posted on 11/21/2005 4:24:30 PM PST by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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To: Yardstick

Compare the fraction of articles on 'soft' subjects to that of 'hard' (as in the hard sciences) subjects. The Wikipedia, the Wikis in general, are not immune to the Science Wars or their influences.

Read the genre epitomized by Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt (an avowed liberal) in their Flight From Science and Reason. Or Alan Sokal's hoax Trangressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity (skewering the purveyors of 'pompous spew').


19 posted on 11/21/2005 4:31:45 PM PST by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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Hi - I just came across this forum while searching for info about wikipedia's liberal bias. It's certainly there and it's institutionalized.

There's currently a big dispute on wikipedia where the libs are trying to shut out conservative voices, so any conservative wikipedia editors out there please take a look!

Here's the case. There's an editor on wikipedia named Cberlet who is in real life a far left wing fringe activist named Chip Berlet (see http://discoverthenetworks.com/individualProfile.asp?indid=1243 ). He's brought what wikipedia calls an Arbcom Case against pretty much anybody who has ever criticized him and he's trying to turn his own wikipedia article into a puff piece for his communist idiology.

Wikipedia is controlled by people called "administrators" and "arbitrators." The administrators are almost all pinkos and they all seem to think that this Berlet guy is wonderful. They also elect their own as administrators so they keep expanding their number and using their power to kick republicans around. The administrators then work in concert to pick and prop up the arbitrators, who enforce the same agenda. So right now Berlet is making an Arbcom complaint about conservatives who criticize him and his willing minions among the arbitrators and administrators are trying to enforce it. This is just one of many like it all over wikipedia. The libs truly control that place. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests_for_arbitration/Nobs01_and_others

21 posted on 11/24/2005 6:32:45 PM PST by lqclamar
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To: lqclamar

Read the genre of literature epitomized by Paul R, Gross and Norman Levitt's Flight From Science and Reason. Or more pointedly, Alan Sokal's essay, controversial and hoaxing, Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity.


22 posted on 11/25/2005 4:52:52 AM PST by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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To: lqclamar

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Blosser [mailto:jason.blosser@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 10:23 PM
To: 'board@wikimedia.org'
Subject: Name change

Why don't you call it:

Liberalpedia
Leftpedia
Liberalbiaspedia
Anticonservativepedia
Wikibias
Likegooglewehateconservativetruthpedia
Wereliberalbutwethinkwerepresenthemainstreampedia

Anything but wikipedia...

Best regards,
Jason Blosser


23 posted on 12/12/2005 7:27:33 PM PST by jasonblosser (Jesus'll get 'em in the end.)
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To: zilla1126

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Blosser [mailto:jason.blosser@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 10:23 PM
To: 'board@wikimedia.org'
Subject: Name change

Why don't you call it:

Liberalpedia
Leftpedia
Liberalbiaspedia
Anticonservativepedia
Wikibias
Likegooglewehateconservativetruthpedia
Wereliberalbutwethinkwerepresenthemainstreampedia

Anything but wikipedia...

Best regards,
Jason Blosser


24 posted on 12/12/2005 7:29:42 PM PST by jasonblosser (Jesus'll get 'em in the end.)
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To: Yardstick

"You gotta love all those colons and semicolons. They give his email kind of an 18th century flavor"

Yes, correct. And the Use of Conjunctions to begin Sentences; numerous Run-Ons and capitalizing of Adjectives and Common Nouns, all Icing on the Cake to help complete the Image. :)


25 posted on 12/14/2005 1:18:41 AM PST by rightwinggoth
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To: rightwinggoth

Can you post your article here on FR?

We need to do something about it..

You can just "freely" edit any bias your find because wiki"liberal"pedia locks the topis..


26 posted on 01/13/2006 1:48:46 PM PST by b2stealth
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