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Gib Bogle
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:28 am    Post subject: Re: Self reference Reply with quote

fishfry wrote:
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In article <e9jg7a$3lh$1@lust.ihug.co.nz>,
Gib Bogle <bogle@ihug.too.much.spam.co.nz> wrote:


The Wikipedia entry on Wikipedia has a section reviewing criticisms of
Wikipedia, mainly on the issue of accuracy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#Criticism_and_controversy

Should we take this criticism seriously or not?
Hofstadter would be tickled.



Don't believe a word of it, of course.

Right. The criticisms in this article are not well-founded, therefore
Wikipedia articles _are_ to be trusted, therefore this article is to be
trusted, therefore the criticisms in the article _are_ well-founded, ...

It's a lot of fun.
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fishfry
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:02 am    Post subject: Re: Self reference Reply with quote

In article <e9jg7a$3lh$1@lust.ihug.co.nz>,
Gib Bogle <bogle@ihug.too.much.spam.co.nz> wrote:

Quote:
The Wikipedia entry on Wikipedia has a section reviewing criticisms of
Wikipedia, mainly on the issue of accuracy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#Criticism_and_controversy

Should we take this criticism seriously or not?
Hofstadter would be tickled.


Don't believe a word of it, of course.
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donstockbauer@hotmail.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Self reference Reply with quote

Gib Bogle wrote:
Quote:
The Wikipedia entry on Wikipedia has a section reviewing criticisms of
Wikipedia, mainly on the issue of accuracy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#Criticism_and_controversy

Should we take this criticism seriously or not?
Hofstadter would be tickled.

If they're honest, then we should.
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Gib Bogle
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Joined: 24 Mar 2005
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:31 pm    Post subject: Self reference Reply with quote

The Wikipedia entry on Wikipedia has a section reviewing criticisms of
Wikipedia, mainly on the issue of accuracy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#Criticism_and_controversy

Should we take this criticism seriously or not?
Hofstadter would be tickled.
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