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> Knowledge Ecology : Sustainable and Unsustainable, Wikipediots : Clearcutters in the Forests of Inquiry
Jon Awbrey
post Mon 17th January 2011, 5:34am
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In its impact on the ecology of knowledge, Wikipedia amounts to a non-sustainable exploitation of cultural resources.

Wikipedia is analogous to a multinational timber conglomerate that clear-cuts living forests to crank out its lumber and its pulp, with no understanding of the living system that it sucks on like a destructive parasite.

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