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April 27   -   ArtsJournal: music

How Wikipedia Found Its Way Toward A Definition Of Happiness: 6,000 Edits By 3,000 Users

"In this way, Wikipedia understands something that most philosophers after Socrates didn't - definitions are not static, and cannot be perfected and finalized. They must be constantly challenged, updated, reverted, and discussed. Wikipedia is like a Socratic dialogue on a massive scale." Nikhil Sonnad did a deep dive into the 14 years of edits (some of them pretty ugly) that led to the impressive entry the site has now.


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