[WikiEN-l] Metapedia - worse than Conservapedia

Mark Gallagher fuddlemark at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 08:28:13 UTC 2007

G'day George,

[many snips - see http://en.metapedia.org/wiki/Main_Page for context]

> The quality of this site is low enough that their article on the
> newest large building in the world ( [[Burj Dubai]] ) denies that it
> exists.  People are going to look at the site and laugh at it, if they
> look at the content.

I agree that these guys are not particularly worrisome; they're clearly 
so nutty that even the extremist racist fuckwits will throw up their 
hands and say, "Those Metapedia guys are insane".  I can't see the site 
gaining much support, or influence.

However, when it comes to Burj Dubai, I think they may have been hit by 
a hoaxer (as in, someone out to damage their reputation from within with 
satirical articles).  The same author is responsible for this: 

      "Excuse me, are you speaking Jewish?" inquired a curious Irving.
      "Because if you read my latest article for the Daily Mail, you'd
      know that the Jewish language was created by a panel including
      Communists, Labour party officials, and Irishmen."

There are people crazy enough to write a passage like that without 
intending to lampoon racism and Holocaust denialism, but I suspect this 
chap isn't one of them.

Mark Gallagher
"'Yes, sir,' said Jeeves in a low, cold voice, as if he had been bitten 
in the leg by a personal friend."
- P G Wodehouse, /Carry On, Jeeves/

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