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Mainstream Media: A Multi-Headed Special Interest Group


There is a moment in everyone’s life when they have an Ah Ha! about something.  A revelation that changes their outlook in a fundamental way about a persistently difficult situation and … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 9 Comments

Chopra Vs. The Wikipedia Trolls, er, Editors


Yesterday, Deepak Chopra’s organization made an attempt to get him fair representation on his Wikipedia biography.  This is the statement in full: Deepak Chopra editors: Binksternet Mishash Bgwhite TheRedPenOfDoom Alexbrn, … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 31 Comments

Wikipedia Cyberbullying: A Case Study


There are some new developments in the saga of Wikipedia and Rupert Sheldrake.  One of the editors has come out and is using his real name, mostly because unscrupulous editors … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 51 Comments

The Guerrilla Skeptics: Taking Creepy to 11


The Guerrilla Skeptics are an organization dedicated to editing Wikipedia.  According to them they have about 90 members total and operate in several countries. Apparently the Guerrilla Skeptics are starting … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Petition to Wikipedia: Create and enforce new policies


This looks like a good Wikipedia petition to rally around. Here’s the link: Create and enforce new policies 12-21-2013:  It’s now exceeded 5,000 signatures. Here’s the gist of it: Wikipedia: … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

A New Paradigm: The Growing Rejection of Psi Skepticism


This has been a heck of a year in terms of psi and controversy.  And the year isn’t quite over.  It seems to be the year things have begun to … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 36 Comments

Wikipedia: The Only Way to Win is Not to Play


This is the latest on a series of posts about editing on Wikipedia.  It begins here:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Also, see this article by Deepak Chopra ____________________________ This … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 63 Comments

Wikipedia: The Dirty Tricks Machine


This is part of a series of posts on Wikipedia:  The Battle for Rupert Sheldrake’s biography, The Skeptics Problem,  Adult Supervision Required (not incl.), The Trial of Tumbleman  Rupert Sheldrake’s … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

Wikipedia: The Trial of Tumbleman


This is one of a series of articles on Wikipedia: The Wikipedia Battle for Rupert Sheldrake’s Biography The Wikipedia Skeptics Problem Wikipedia: Adult Supervision Required (not incl.) Sandy, a regular … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 35 Comments

Wikipedia: Adult Supervision Required (not incl.)


This is part of a series of articles on Wikipedia. The Wikipedia Battle for Rupert Sheldrake’s Biography The Wikipedia Skeptics Problem ____________________________________________________ Here we are two weeks into working on … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 17 Comments