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RationalWiki talk:Webshites

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Fun thing to do[edit]

Use waybackmachine to look back at when Conspiracy sites first started:

Churns out the same shit over and over

For example, quote mines:

"National Socialism will use its own revolution for establishing of a new world order."

David Rockefeller, long accused of being a shill for the NWO, in his memior finally tired of the facade and admitted what he had been accused of for many decades, when he said this about his familys involvement in the NWO:

"Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as 'internationalists' and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure - one world, if you will. If that is the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it."

And in 2008, with the election of President Barack Hussein Obama, Henry Kissinger said that Obama would bring about the long desired New World Order:

"I think that his task will be to develop an overall strategy for America in this period, when really a 'New World Order' can be created. It's a great opportunity. It isn't such a crisis..."

No longer is the New World Order the realm of "conspiracy theorists" frantically writing stories of government takeovers from a basement somewhere. No, the NWO is now shouted loudly from the rooftops by every leading government and political figure in newscasts 24 hours a day.

And then Henry Makow's site

And who could forget about Alex Jones, and everythign he's touched?

This might be a fine add to this lovely little abomination-topia of a section.[edit]

https://biblicalgenderroles.com/ This place is acrap-hole, it glorifies a whole bunch of pretty crappy things to do, and of course uses the bible as an excuse to do it.

Okay, then...[edit]

Why is ShoeOnHead in "Sometimes shite, sometimes not"? TheMyon (talk) 18:21, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

Two MGTOW webshites that might be worth adding[edit]

NO, MA'AM and The Masculine Principle. They seem to be written by the same author, and the latter links a lot to the former. ThineAntidote (talk) 22:31, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

Page should be renamed to "people you disagree with"[edit]

Look how ridiculously biased the politics section is:

206 right-wing "webshites" compared to 15 left-wing "webshites".

Are you guys even trying to hide your bias? Isn't this meant to be "Rational" Wiki? — Unsigned, by: Evoken / talk / contribs

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Thanks in advance. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 12:48, 22 July 2017 (UTC)
That's a list of people who disagree with us, not a list of people we disagree with.</pedantry> Christopher (talk) 13:35, 22 July 2017 (UTC)
@Evoken, feel free to add more left-wing sources that deserve to be included. If you can demonstrate that they are poor sources of information then nobody will stop you. Nobody is claiming this is an exhaustive list. Be the change you wish to see in the world. CowHouse (talk) 14:01, 22 July 2017 (UTC)
You ignore all these, they're hardly right wing. Plus all of this category. Christopher (talk) 14:15, 22 July 2017 (UTC)

Criteria for inclusion[edit]

Some of these "Webshites" are not actually overall consistently bad sources of information but rather people who have screwed up once or hold a small amount of loony views but decent sources in other areas. In other words, clever in some areas but crank in others. I think there should be some more-or-less rigid criteria for inclusion on this list because there seems to be too many of them that should fall into the "Sometimes site, sometimes shite" category.Advicedoge (talk) 02:57, 17 August 2017 (UTC)