[Foundation-l] The High Priests of Wikipedia

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Tue Jun 8 18:01:37 UTC 2010

Steven Walling wrote:
> "Wikipedia makes the Vatican look like a coffee clatch"
> They're saying we're so cliquish that we make the Vatican look like a casual
> coffee work party, not that we are one. Still a mixed metaphor though,
> considering the Catholic Church hardly meets the definition of a cult.

That depends on what definition of "cult" you are using. It can apply 
broadly (per OED) to "a system of religious veneration or devotion 
directed towards a particular figure or object."


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