I'm not sure; the mission statement says that this wiki is for refuting the anti-science movement, which this doesn't really go along with, but this language does promote logic and therefore scientific and rational thought. --Eupocalith 20:15, 2 December 2007 (EST)
- Perhaps "in need of rwfication"?--PalMD-If it looks like a donut, eat it 20:38, 2 December 2007 (EST)
I'm not sure what it adds either. The very fact that nothing links to or from it indicates that's it's a bity out of place. On the other hand promoting science and logic - could be. I'd say leave it and see if it grows into something. --Bobbing up 05:15, 3 December 2007 (EST)
- If nothing else, all this about unambiguity and cultural neutrality seems more than a little naive. I wonder if these people have ever heard of the wp:Linguistic turn. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 05:40, 3 December 2007 (EST)
(rationalizing my large contribution/C&Ping from older things I've written)
- The history has vague relevance to authoritarianism (original creator tried to keep a tight rein on Loglan).
- One goal of the language is to promote clearer thinking and prevent the kinds of misunderstandings that turn into woo.
- The Saphir-Whorf Hypothesis is the whole reasoning behind Newspeak and is also related to "framing".
- Hearing about the strange subculture and idealistic goals, someone may be concerned that this is cultish or woo (the focus on "logic" reminds me of Objectivist rhetoric), so they might look here.
- If Lojban gets to be something more than just a few dozen people's hobby, it may actually become cult-ish or woo-y.
- General interest. Several articles here have a marginal relationship to pseudoscience and authoritarianism, but they stick around because they are likely to interest the same people who are looking up more mission-relevant topics.