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VOTE... ATS Policy of NO Wikipedia Sources permited on ATS ( yes or no )
Originally posted by OverMan
Death to tyranny!
It is just a reference!
"Whom controls the past controls the present controls the future" now what about this quote do you not understand as it applies to all sources information?
Lotta talk of BANNING and other Tyranical nonsense = I am about to delete my account and I just got here!
The Party said that Oceania had never been in alliance with Eurasia. He, Winston Smith, knew that Oceania had been in alliance with Eurasia as short a time as four years ago. But where did that knowledge exist? Only in his own consciousness, which in any case must soon be annihilated. And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed -if all records told the same tale -- then the lie passed into history and became truth. 'Who controls the past,' ran the Party slogan, 'controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.' And yet the past, though of its nature alterable, never had been altered. Whatever was true now was true from everlasting to everlasting. It was quite simple. All that was needed was an unending series of victories over your own memory. 'Reality control', they called it: in Newspeak, 'doublethink'.
Originally posted by idunno12
reply to post by Serafine
Yes to Wiki and every other source which people choose to use.
I don't need ATS to babysit me.
People should be allowed to cite whatever sources they choose to cite. They will either do a good job and choose good sources, or they won't.
Either way, I should be allowed to use my brain to decide whether I am going to buy into their theory or not. I don't need anyone else to decide for me by eliminating the possibility that I may accidentally view questionable material backed up by questionable sources.