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by Renée Bagslint
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Wikimedia Foundation
Topic: Inhuman resources
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Inhuman resources

Another round of musical chairs in the upper echelons. It will be recalled that in Febrary 2017 Joady Lohr, interim Chief of Talent & Culture, has been appointed as permanent Chief Talent & Culture Officer. Anna Stillwell, Director of Culture, has been appointed Chargée d’Affaires (Vice President). ...
by Renée Bagslint
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch
Replies: 328
Views: 26698

Re: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch

I can't say it's got any better since Eric Corbett arrived. Just watching him being mean-spirited to all and sundry is enough to put me off my breakfast. More to the point, it's not criticism and gets in the way of whatever real criticism is left there. Which is precious little. Eric has obviously d...
by Renée Bagslint
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

Dysklyver wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:44 am
It's a good place for serious criticism [...]
Could you link to, say, five pieces of serious criticism to support your case?
by Renée Bagslint
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

I'm afraid so. It's surprising how quickly invective becomes boring unless it's extremely well-done.
by Renée Bagslint
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

That's not in evidence. That's your theory of mind, and its not a priori an unreasonable one, but it's not in evidence. We can only access the state of someone's mind by what they say: and we can judge what they say by its content and its context. When someone changes the subject of the thread to d...
by Renée Bagslint
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

Facts do not exhibit hatred or intolerance. Reciting or summarizing them is not hatred or intolerance. Then I suggest you stick to facts. Saying that a group has a disproportionate influence in the world is an opinion, and in this case a bigoted one at that. It isn't a fact because it is essentiall...
by Renée Bagslint
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

What I am saying is it is not bigotry or a conspiracy theory to state that Jews have an outsized influence in U.S. politics and world affairs, meaning disproportionately greater than their share of the population. And what I'm saying is that, yes it is bigotry and a conspracy theory; and that you a...
by Renée Bagslint
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 34
Views: 518

Re: Suckswatch

The Devil's Advocate wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:36 am
the Jewish people have an extremely outsized influence on U.S. politics and world affairs. That's not bigotry or conspiracy theory
Yes it is.

I suggest we drop this line and go back to commenting on WS.
by Renée Bagslint
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Alternative Wikis
Topic: Everipedia
Replies: 39
Views: 1684

Re: Everipedia

Dysklyver wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:06 pm
There's no admin role on EP.
So instead of being mob rule with a smaller mob with superpowers, it's just plain old mob rule. A distinction without a difference, I think.