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Pteranotropi

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Wikipedia's anti-scythian sexism
« on: November 28, 2018, 02:20:01 pm »
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Recently, Wikipedia has saw fit to delete several pages relating to Scythian religion. The most notable casualties of this spiteful decision are Tabiti, which stands as the matriarch of the Scythian pantheon and its actual head according to Herodotus’ Histories, and Argimpasa, a rather iconic figure in the discussion of the matriarchal aspects of Scythian society.

The world’s leading encyclopaedia can afford to have articles about anal sex but not about important mythological female figures. And all because of spite.

The de facto reason for this deletion is a rather complex conflict between Wikipedia as a whole and me, and is particularly rooted on a logical fallacy: everything a certain user writes must be wrong by default. Such is the statement lead by user Krakkos and its possible sockpuppet 1|2|3k:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Tabiti#Tabiti

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tabiti&action=history

This particular user has been noted as paranoid and unstable by other administrators:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Tirgil34/Archive#Clerk,_CheckUser,_and/or_patrolling_admin_comments_43

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Krakkos#Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Tirgil34

This wreck of a person is allowed to edit Wikipedia, and destroy female representation on a whim, out of spite, out of paranoia, out of lack of concern representation has as a concept.

Wikipedia’s standards do definitely need to change, to put it absolutely as mildly as humanely possible.

ARCHIVED LINKS: http://archive.is/LQcJx

http://archive.is/fEbbF

http://archive.is/kRue8

http://archive.is/RNrJl

Addendum: At least one administrator agrees these jerks are going too far. Another did too, but was framed of being a sockpuppet, displaying the depths Wikipedia will go to be spiteful.

Zlote Jablko

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Re: Wikipedia's anti-scythian sexism
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2018, 05:22:20 pm »
Note: Archive links + addendum at the end

Recently, Wikipedia has saw fit to delete several pages relating to Scythian religion. The most notable casualties of this spiteful decision are Tabiti, which stands as the matriarch of the Scythian pantheon and its actual head according to Herodotus’ Histories, and Argimpasa, a rather iconic figure in the discussion of the matriarchal aspects of Scythian society.

The world’s leading encyclopaedia can afford to have articles about anal sex but not about important mythological female figures. And all because of spite.

The de facto reason for this deletion is a rather complex conflict between Wikipedia as a whole and me, and is particularly rooted on a logical fallacy: everything a certain user writes must be wrong by default. Such is the statement lead by user Krakkos and its possible sockpuppet 1|2|3k:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Tabiti#Tabiti

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tabiti&action=history

This particular user has been noted as paranoid and unstable by other administrators:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Tirgil34/Archive#Clerk,_CheckUser,_and/or_patrolling_admin_comments_43

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Krakkos#Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Tirgil34

This wreck of a person is allowed to edit Wikipedia, and destroy female representation on a whim, out of spite, out of paranoia, out of lack of concern representation has as a concept.

Wikipedia’s standards do definitely need to change, to put it absolutely as mildly as humanely possible.

ARCHIVED LINKS: http://archive.is/LQcJx

http://archive.is/fEbbF

http://archive.is/kRue8

http://archive.is/RNrJl

Addendum: At least one administrator agrees these jerks are going too far. Another did too, but was framed of being a sockpuppet, displaying the depths Wikipedia will go to be spiteful.

That’s a lot to navigate. I will say this; I’ve encountered pan-Turkists on the internet and they annoy me too. It would be a worthwhile discussion to start a thread on.

For those who are unfamiliar, they want to identify every ancient nomadic pastoralist group in
Eurasia as Turkic, despite evidence that their migrations from the Altai region didn’t really flood the whole Eurasian steppe until the early first millennium A.D. A lot of Turkic language speakers are wrapped up in Turkic nationalism, which seeks to glorify their past.

As a big proponent of a partially Iranized Slavic religion, I’ve been irritated by them as well.
« Last Edit: November 28, 2018, 05:24:04 pm by Zlote Jablko »

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Re: Wikipedia's anti-scythian sexism
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2018, 12:24:37 pm »
That’s a lot to navigate. I will say this; I’ve encountered pan-Turkists on the internet and they annoy me too. It would be a worthwhile discussion to start a thread on.

For those who are unfamiliar, they want to identify every ancient nomadic pastoralist group in
Eurasia as Turkic, despite evidence that their migrations from the Altai region didn’t really flood the whole Eurasian steppe until the early first millennium A.D. A lot of Turkic language speakers are wrapped up in Turkic nationalism, which seeks to glorify their past.

As a big proponent of a partially Iranized Slavic religion, I’ve been irritated by them as well.

I know, it pained me a lot to do research too.

However, as you can see on the article (for as long as it exists, anyways), there is no turkic nationalist bullshit there. Its all an excuse to spite a single user.

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Re: Wikipedia's anti-scythian sexism
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2019, 06:52:51 pm »
I know, it pained me a lot to do research too.

However, as you can see on the article (for as long as it exists, anyways), there is no turkic nationalist bullshit there. Its all an excuse to spite a single user.

Related:

Ironically this user accused me of being a "Turkic nationalist": https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzUsAT_XgAENWW8.png

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Re: Wikipedia's anti-scythian sexism
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2019, 05:51:20 am »
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Ironically this user accused me of being a "Turkic nationalist": https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzUsAT_XgAENWW8.png

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