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Ex Libris. Me (BMcC[18-11-46-503]) v. Wiki

I have been THINKing about all my complaints about Wiki ever since I started using it, 18 May 2020. I now have reconsidered and maybe I have been expecting too much from the Wikitechies.

I write web pages which I feel have individual dignity and right-to-life. But Wiki is apparently a group groupie thing for producing group groupie websites suck(typo) as Wikipedia, in which all individual contributions are subordinated to the group groupie goal of producing a homogenized mass. And, so far, that is a valid endeavor: The biblical story of the Tower of Babel is wrong: The tower could not be built by a few master structural engineers (who may not even have been able to ride a chariot straight, per Alabama Governor George Wallace's assessment of intellectuals) in peer discourse, respecting each other's boundaries: they needed what I call "a mongoloid hoard" of worker bees to do the heavy lifting.

So too Wikipedia, although, there, outside experts are welcome to "contribute" if they will stay in their place as I was recently (ca. +2022.03.19) peremptorily informed I was not doing when I was misperceived as trying sneak something of historical value into Wilkipedia and one of their self-important volunteers peremptorily explained to me that I was "spam" trying to abuse Wiki for personal gain. Mea culpa, kid.

What I have been trying to do is to insert individually self-accountable web pages that could stand on their own without the groupie group into a group groupie Wiki framework and expect Wiki to honor their unique individuality, so that my pages could easily be extracted from the group groupie herd for a different destiny outside the Wikidomain, not just to be homogenous homogenized grains of sand contributing to a vast ocean of Wikistuff, going with the current as part of the destiny of the herd. As themselves herd animals I should never have expected the Wikitechies to treat frames in a Wiki page as even potentially having the possibility of an independent existence (Who could possibly want anything to be other than the function it was originally meant to serve?).

All my pain and effort has been devoted to trying to extract individuals from the hoard. Why should I ever have expected Wikitechies who may not even realize they have individually mortal bodies (not just maybe the entire universe of Galilean physics eventually having a thermodynamic heat-death) to appreciate that? Worker bees have no selfs they defend, they are always ready just to die for the hive. Foolish me!

It says in the Bible:

"The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man hath nowhere to lay His head." (Matt 8:20)

I was hoping for a social surround which would support the individual (obviously: me), and that is folly. So I will stop bitching about Wikishit and bow to a reality I am stuck with. But I, like Galileo, still think:

Eppur si muove.

Just because Wiki is bigger than me and I am stuck using it, I do not have to like it: Every person is a judge of the whole world, even if only the opinions of a very few persons with social power matter in any group groupie social formation, and therefore guilty sentences can only be carried out in asbentia. I forget who said it: Never attribute to malice what can be explained by simple stupidity (aka: ignorance).  
 

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