It’s easy to hate Wikipedia.
There are too many reasons not to hate it.
But let me be more precise, and explain what’s wrong with Wikipedia.
To be certain, what you’re about to read is in no way a defense of Wikipedia.
Instead, I will bash it unashamedly, and will explain why it is unreliable, and supply reasons for others to look askance at it. This critique is no casually jaundiced glace, but rather scathing.
It can be difficult to know exactly where to begin, but I think it possible to start with reliability, and move tangentially to toward other areas.
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