Well, the affirmative action has already been taken in this instance;
the creation of wiki. Simply being aware is all I'm saying. Fred has
already explained why.
On 3 Sep 2004, at 6:07 pm, Rick wrote:
Ok, and once we recognize it, what do we do about it?
culture? Overthrow our governments? Wear hair shirts? Make a mass
move to the Third World?
Christiaan Briggs <christiaan(a)yurkycross.co.uk> wrote:
Exactly my point, thanks. And the more people that recognise it the
On 3 Sep 2004, at 12:06 pm, Fred Bauder wrote:
> No. However, your points while well taken, point to the need for
> those who recognize the bias built in to the system to do what they
> can to counteract them. But there is simply no way we can provide
> internet access to those who languish in North Korean concentration
> camps or who live in traditional tribal African societies. Others
> must speak for them.
>> From: Christiaan Briggs
>> Reply-To: English Wikipedia
>> Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 09:39:46 +0100
>> To: English Wikipedia
>> Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Re: Articles like "Violence against Israelis"
>> phil hunt wrote:
>>>> The very idea of Wikipedia, it seems to me, is to avoid the
>>>> dominance of any one group or person.
>>> I thought it was to create an encyclopedia.
>> Right, just another encyclopedia?