Wikipedia: Encyclopedia of Ignorance

An encyclopedia is as good or as bad as its authors, and reflects their level of knowledge, and their biases.┬áIn theory it is all very well to say that things can be corrected, but in practice it may be as difficult as correcting astrologers, because confusion abounds, together with all sorts of vested interests. Look at the inaccurate article on the “Kerala” school where the substantial inaccuracies are so zealously guarded, and persist for years even after they have been exposed.

So, it is necessary to create a record of some of the blunders of the Wikipedia, especially as they concern me. Here goes.

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