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Old 02-09-2006, 01:01 PM   #1
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Congress 'made Wikipedia changes'

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Online reference site Wikipedia blames US Congress staff for partisan changes to a number of political biographies.

Computers traced to Capitol Hill removed unpalatable facts from articles on senators, while other entries were "vandalised", the site said.
I find Wikipedia interesting with the broad ability to revise entries. Is collective truth the highest level we can achieve?
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Is collective truth the highest level we can achieve?


no. but i think collective memory is the most powerful weapon at one's disposal.
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Well it appears selective truth is the highest level Congress can achieve (and selective memory the most powerful weapon at their disposal).

I wonder how Wikipedia decides when to make an entry a "neutrality disputed" one. I always enjoy reading the behind-the-scenes debates linked to those.
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