[WikiEN-l] Metapedia - worse than Conservapedia

Todd Allen toddmallen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 09:36:32 UTC 2007

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen 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.
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> Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]
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I was talking about Conservapedia. I haven't read Metapedia, so I have
no informed opinion there.

On the other hand, I have read (as much as I could stomach) of
Conservapedia. And my (thus informed) opinion is that it sucks. Take the
worst POV revisions of every article we've got, and you got Conservapedia!

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