Trust must be earned, not imposed. Information gatekeepers can be wrong. The danger of censorship in the name of “science” is growing.
It’s sad when once-useful words turn stale and disintegrate — like losing an old friend.
Yet a lot of people out there still think Wikipedia is meaningfully “vetted” and if you find an inaccuracy, you can “Update it then. That’s the entire point.”
“The human part of science brings all the baggage and complexity that humans bring to every other discipline in science, and how could it be otherwise?”
At some point, it might be reasonable to ask, why is religion forbidden while politics is allowed to invade everything?