[WikiEN-l] Metapedia - worse than Conservapedia

Ben Yates ben.louis.yates at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 09:37:16 UTC 2007

Crazy people exist.  Lots of people use wikis.  Crazy people will
eventually start a wiki.  News at 11.

(The only noteworthy thing here is that this is a group of white
supremacists who are actually able to write well and have some public
relations savvy, which is a little scary.)

On 7/26/07, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/26/07, Todd Allen <toddmallen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sure. And we get to say it sucks. Ain't free speech great?
> Even though wikipedia has been soundly panned by Harlan
> Ellison, I can't help but refer you to his line about people not
> being entitled to their opinion, but rather being entitled to an
> *informed* opinion.
> So far all the panning of metapedia has been based on pages
> that had obviously been inserted there with the purpose of
> disrupting the site. Saying it sucks because of such attempts
> to disrupt the site in question is hardly an informed opinion.
> There may be crappy content on metapedia inserted there
> by its core contributor base, but I have yet to find any myself,
> and more to the point, none of the people who have expressed
> distaste at the site existing in the first place, have presented
> such either. Saying that one disagrees with the ideology of
> some group of people, is one thing, saying that what they
> write is without merit is a separate question.
> Infact what I have found so far, though often brief, compares
> favourably to the content on _supposedly_ quality
> oriented citizendium on the neutrality scale.
> --
> Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]
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