[Foundation-l] Narrative vs. Selective bias

Ray Saintonge 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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