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    RationalWiki's Article on Martial Arts is a Hot Mess

    The folks over at RW have done some awesome work over the years, but this piece is a gently-smoldering dumpster fire:

    https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Martial_arts

    It looks like there were one or more serious attempts at putting it together, but it's still a mess. Anyone want to take a stab at fixing it? I've made one edit myself already, but it's a minor project and I'm fucking swamped already.

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    Looks pretty good at the moment.
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    I prefer Encyclopedia Dramatica myself.

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    What's the goal of that article? I'm not up with all these new internet trends. Is this a troll site, trying to tell about actual martial arts, supposed to be tongue in cheek, or what?
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    Rational wiki is supposed to mostly serious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diesel_tke View Post
    What's the goal of that article? I'm not up with all these new internet trends. Is this a troll site, trying to tell about actual martial arts, supposed to be tongue in cheek, or what?
    Seems to have been cobbled together from multiple attempts to produce an article on Martial Arts from the rationalist perspective.

    I mean, we have our own Wiki/Encyclopedia, but theirs gets more traffic, so it's helpful for our mission to get the word out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost55 View Post
    I prefer Encyclopedia Dramatica myself.
    couldn't agree more.

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