[Foundation-l] Narrative vs. Selective bias
saintonge at telus.net
Fri Feb 3 10:00:57 UTC 2006
Lars Aronsson wrote:
>Anonymous (junk164) wrote:
>>The current formulation of the Neutral point of view policy does
>>not make the above distinction clear, thus leading one to
>>believe that eliminating narrative bias (judgments about views)
>>will make the article itself unbiased.
>This observation would be relevant if there were any examples
>where the current NPOV policy has misled Wikipedia.
>Selection is a strong force. There are very few articles
>describing the world from a Neanderthal's point of view.
Maybe that's because Neanderthals are typically illiterate. :-)
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