22 Nov '12, 3am

"The Full Faith and Credit of Wikipedia" discussion on #wikipedia reddit #bitcoin

The quote you cited as "a big fuck you" is just there to bring the issue into clarity. Moral qualms about accepting Saudi Arabian currency is a completely separate issue from Wikipedia's policy on Bitcoin. Conflating these issues amounts to nothing more than a feeble attack on character. To illustrate: Let's say Bill wants to become a police officer. He takes a mental aptitude test and ends up not scoring high enough to get the job. Now, Bill thinks that the test was not well made. This concern is legitimate and it is relevant to issue at hand: that of getting the job as police officer. Voicing these concerns would make sense. However, let's say that Bill then points out that there are K-9 units employed by the police who are orders of magnitude less intelligent than him. He contends that these dogs could never score higher than him on an intelligence test and therefore th...

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