[Foundation-l] Misplaced Reliance, was Re: Paid editing, was Re: Ban and...

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Sun Oct 24 18:26:41 UTC 2010

> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 11:25, ???? <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 24/10/2010 17:01, WJhonson at aol.com wrote:
>>> Stick to what's actually occurring.
>>> What sources would be deemed reliable for an article on Statin or Flu
>>> Virus
>>> or Joan of Arc ?
>> One should use accredited independent sources, which in the case of
>> Statin and Flu Virus would be the appropriate international or
>> governmental medical bodies. Have used that information the article
>> should not be buggered about with.
> So scientists are never wrong, government bodies are never wrong,
> minority views are not worth mentioning until they become the majority
> view?

This is long settled. Neutral point of view contemplates inclusion of all
significant viewpoints. In the case of drugs that includes both
independent and drug company funded studies, government information, and
public reaction, both medical and popular.


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