Thursday, August 11, 2011

* "The Oracle Illusion": Wikipedia


Wikipedia, for instance, works on what I  [Jason Lanier]  call the Oracle illusion, in which knowledge of the human authorship of a text is suppressed in order to give the text superhuman validity. Traditional holy books work precisely the same way and present many of the same problems . (kindle, 706+)

You Are Not a Gadget
Jaron Lanier

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