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10 Nov 2017, 8:00 pm

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wikipedia?



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10 Nov 2017, 8:28 pm

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10 Nov 2017, 8:58 pm

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10 Nov 2017, 9:35 pm

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11 Nov 2017, 12:19 am

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11 Nov 2017, 5:08 am

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11 Nov 2017, 8:45 am

Online encyclopedia.

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11 Nov 2017, 3:17 pm

The general negativity of the articles about Autism or Asperger Syndrome. They try to make it sound "neutral" but basically the article makes me feel like I should get a gravestone that says "Here lies (my real name). She Had Asperger Syndrome.".

Actually, I'm wondering if I can get a real gravestone while I'm still alive that says "Here lies (my real name's) hopes and dreams, like I saw on Spongebob.



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13 Nov 2017, 8:25 am

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13 Nov 2017, 6:11 pm

Today I read on it that there's a robot named Sophia who became a recognized citizen of Saudi Arabia. And yet she has more rights than any human woman has in that part of the world: she can go around without a legal male guardian while there are women committing suicide because they can't leave their homes, she doesn't have to keep everything but her eyelids covered up, and she isn't Muslim, which shouldn't have got her citizenship to that part of the world in the first place. It makes absolutely no sense... or does it?

I read she was created to possibly be a companion for elderly people in homes. But the people who run homes in western society would never allow something that might actually make the seniors happy. If they were they might become healthier and live longer. They want the seniors to be sick and miserable so they'll die faster. :evil:

At least that's what happened once in a Simpson's episode, anyway. Truth in television.



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13 Nov 2017, 6:33 pm

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14 Nov 2017, 8:47 pm

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15 Nov 2017, 9:56 am

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15 Nov 2017, 10:07 am

http://wikipediocracy.com/

Not to be too confused with the movie Idiocracy (2006).


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15 Nov 2017, 10:21 am

Relied on too much for information.



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22 Jun 2021, 9:02 pm

A feeling of suspicion

The articles have so many authors, including some who try to vandalize the articles, that they sometimes make little or no sense. They can say something in one sentence and then something entirely different in the next.

And some people gain a feeling of ownership over some subjects and give themselves arbitrary power to control the subject. For example, I posted something some years ago in the "List of Mountain Ranges" subject that was immediately removed because that particular mountain range was underground. Even though it is underground, it is still a very real mountain range, but the clown who claimed to be the expert on the subject refused to let it stay in the list.