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Conservative rival to wikipedia

Discussion in 'Alley of Dangerous Angles' started by Cúchulainn, Mar 2, 2007.

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    Wikipedia bias? I wouldn't have thought so. As far as I know it tries to remain as moderate as possable towards religions and cultures.

    The whole page on bias in Wikipedia? Just trying to find something wrong with it.
     
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    Then from Wikipedia, on the Spanish Golden Age:
    I('m really not sure if this site is meant to be taken seriously. Take a look at "The Conservapedia Commandments" - just the name almost makes me laugh. It seems to just be laughing at itself.
     
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    Oh. My. God. This thing is gold.

    Check out the stuff about unicorns, about Plato, about Socrates, about homeschooling, about panzers, about the Luftwaffe, about...

    hell, anything. It's all hysterically funny.
     
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    I just had a look at some of those examples AMaster, as well as a few others and they are pretty funny. Most of them sound like they were writen by a 7 year old child.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    Just got to the Luftwaffe article... I'm laughing my ass off over here.
     
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    Oh dear, I just read the Panzer article:
    The King Tiger Tank was also a Panzer, the Panzer VI Tiger II. Panzer is the german word for tank. Unlike what the quote perhaps suggests a panzer inevitably is a tank. And it isn't really surprising that the King Tiger was better armed than a design dating back to 1934 that, by the time the King Tiger saw service, was already phased out as obsolete. Not to mention the typo and that they're also wrong in detail (I'll spare you) ... Dillettantes.

    Or how about their in-depth article on the holocaust:
    Wow. Two sentences. And many christians, too? Well, the 'article' sort of misses the point of the affair. And what about who, why, how, when? For contrast, look at their article on evolution which deals with that subject in comparable length - and offers a sort-of predictable ending:
    If that's the general niveau, there is nothing to fear from conservapedia. It's ridiculous. Trivial babbling. As if written by 8th graders.

    [ March 05, 2007, 20:27: Message edited by: Ragusa ]
     
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    It's either a joke or disinformation.

    If this webpage represents conservatives, then I'd be gravely concerned even of the possibility that someone takes this kind of hogwash seriously and as a relevant source of good and useful information.
     
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    Ugh. That evolution piece is unbelievable. The funniest part is at the very bottom; under the See Also, what do you find? Young Earth Creationism. Yeah, those two things are really closely related :rolleyes:

    I'd have to say that these articles don't represent conservatives as much as Christian Fundamentalists.
     
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    Well, sure. Who's going to be attracted to a wiki that states 'wikipedia is anti-christian and anti-American'?

    Faaar right types. Not that fanatics are limited to one end of the political spectrum, mind.
     
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    http://www.conservapedia.com/Vagina

    "This page has been deleted, and protected to prevent re-creation"

    Well thats just stupid. What is so 'obscene' about part of a womans body?
     
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    heh i just read six different pages and not one fails to mention christianity in some form (jesus, christ, the savior, etc)

    this page is far more christian fundamentalist then anything else.
     
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    Arn't conservative people pro-war and anti-sex?
     
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    :rolleyes:

    Maybe that explains it Nataraja...it's just that anything sex-related shouldn't be fun...
     
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    Haha yeah, they just want us to kill each other in wars and not be able to understand how to reproduce...so we die out...
     
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    I don't get conservatives. I remember someone posted a link that had parents trying to sue a teacher because she had taken them to a museum that had *gasp* statues with no clothing on.
     
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    Naked statues is such an immoral sin.
     
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    its true, the christian church used to plaster fig-leafs on the penis of roman and greek statues.
     
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