[ExI] Wikipedia Corruption

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Thu May 15 16:37:51 UTC 2008

Stefano writes

> In fact, I believe that Wikipedia, like any other media,
> rather than a turf war is is a war turf, where different
> ideas and views compete on the basis of balances of
> sheer weight and motivation, and in principle of a few
> rules. They do compete on visibility, spin, language, etc.

Makes perfect sense.

> Transhumanists have an obvious interest to defend at
> least what may concern their own presentation and/or
> presence therein,

Indeed yes! Whatever *particular* inaccuracies that
exist in certain articles, such as the Transhumanism
article, should be countered.

> but of course the story does not end here. If, say,
> neoluddites have more time on their hand or more
> willingness to make use of it, or manage to control
> otherwise Wikipedia in this respect, this is not the
> end of the war, but for sure it is a small lost battle...

Exactly. Thanks.


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