On 15-04-07 12:51 PM, Anthony Cole wrote:
should not be trusted for anything - least of all health matters .
That's a perfectly true, but perfectly vacuous assertion. Wikipedia
should be trusted exactly as much as any other single source may be
trusted, for exactly the same reason. Striving to find the most
reliable sources is fraught with pitfalls whether you attempt do to it
yourself or rely on the collective efforts of Wikipedia editors to do so.
Wikipedia is a giant collection of summaries and overview of topics, and
it never pretendend to be anything else. If you *end* your reasearch
there for anything of importance, then you commit as sin no graver (nor
lighter) than picking any other random book on the topic and ending your