Ed Poor wrote:
Anybody remember Guru Maharaj Ji?
Well, there's a long running controversy at
Wikipedia over how to
characterize him. Apparently, it's the single biggest edit war we've
One scholar has spent over 8 months researching the
man, and a group of
several dozen ex-followers is reverting like crazy.
I think the way we handle this has important
implications for our
Bureaucrat and NPOV Maven
I do not think that there is a need to worry about Wikipedia's
reputation. User Gary D is doing excellent work on the articles
[[Criticism on Prem Rawat]] and [[Prem Rawat/temp1]]. For everybody's
information, I am the most vocal critic of [[Prem Rawat]] here in
It is not true that ex-followers are reverting like crazy. This has
never been the case with this article.
I became a member of the university library, just to get more reference
about him and I even went to a meeting of his students/followers.
I regret that one contributor received emails with threats because of
his edits on this article. I also regret that some ex-followers
discontinued contributing to the article because their edits were
reverted, sometimes without good reason.