Jimmy Wales rants at holistic healers petitioning Wikipedia
He’s too dumb to realize he’s also making enemies with Buddhists and Yogis. He also proved that Wikipedia is prejudiced. Maybe he’s on the payroll of the Big Pharma and doesn’t have to worry about funds anymore
‘Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has issued a sharp response to petitioners calling for his site to “allow for true scientific discourse” on holistic healing.
‘The petition, currently running on the Change.org site, claims that much of the information on Wikipedia relating to holistic approaches to healing is “biased, misleading, out of date, or just plain wrong”. It has attracted almost 8,000 supporters at the time of publication.
‘”Wikipedia’s policies around this kind of thing are exactly spot-on and correct. If you can get your work published in respectable scientific journals – that is to say, if you can produce evidence through replicable scientific experiments, then Wikipedia will cover it appropriately.
‘”What we won’t do is pretend that the work of lunatic charlatans is the equivalent of ‘true scientific discourse’. It isn’t.”…’
Empathy, Apathy, and Our Human Predicament
Hedonists are the worst kind of apathetic people. They only live for their own pleasures. Avoid hedonists like plagues
“How far away do you have to be to forgive yourself for not doing whatever is in your power to do?”
‘…But the mystery for all of us about the Genovese case was how could it have happened that thirty-eight people, thirty-eight, heard the screams and did nothing. Two or three, all right, maybe even a half dozen — it could happen. But everybody, all thirty-eight of them?
‘I was trying hard to be candid with myself, but not hard enough. Now and for some years I have realized that I failed to ask the question that might have answered the mystery of so many silent witnesses on Austin Street…’
Spiritual Belief of George Lucas
Star Wars director George Lucas on the Meaning of Life
Are you going through life fully conscious? That is what life is all about for Foster Wallace which is to me admirable. Don’t be a zombie—be conscious
‘…There’s a part of us that connects to other humans, connects to other animals, connects to plants, connects to the planet, connects to the universe.
‘…If we have a meaningful place in this process, it is to try to fit into a healthy, symbiotic relationship with other life force. Everybody, ultimately, is trying to reach a harmony with the other parts of the life force. And in trying to figure out what life is all about, we ultimately come down to expressions of compassion and love, helping the rest of the life force, caring about others without any conditions or expectations, without expecting to get anything in return…’ – George Lucas