Why are people so dismissive of Wikipedia?

Answer The problem with Wikipedia is the same as with any encyclopedia - it provides information, not training.The people who rant against Wikipedia are often people who tried to edit an article to add so... Read More »

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It does raise serious questions about where this brand new, never before seen virus came from, especially since it cannot be contracted from eating pork products, and has never before been seen in ... Read More »

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Why do people hat wikipedia?

People hate the fact that it's "the encyclopedia that anyone can edit," but I think thats what makes it so great.

What do people think of Wikipedia?

I quite like Wikipedia, it is a nice easy place to do quick research on a subject, though one should remember that it is not necessarily trustworthy, as anyone can edit much of the content.