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there is a ship not listed : brazilian freighter stranded at 12 of may in 1943 at the coast of south africa. the name : piratiny. you can read a lot of articels in the internet about that ship wreck and there was an TV contribution ! is there someone who can add(?) that ship to the list of ship wrecks ? Thanks greetings markus — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2003:DE:2F14:5C74:6C06:B498:4CB9:695 (talk) 10:31, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
How do you vote on a title of an article or in wiki world rules find consensus? In Ohio the child's game is "Hide and Go Seek". An Editor has changed the title to Hide and Seek and adds a note that 'go' is not in the title. I immediately wanted to change the title and add 'go' but I do not want to start an edit war. How do you start a blue box? Eschoryii (talk) 11:51, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
Hi everyone, I hope I'm at the right place here to ask such things. The timeline on the bottom of page Blink-182 looks weird for me, with black lines converging from the upper line to the lower left corner. I see it on my PC (firefox/chrome/IE) and iPhone(safari).
The "what the health" documentary Wikipedia page has been vandalized and the user "Luk3" is reversing any edits I make. He claims I have gone against Wikipedia's rules of neutrality when in reality I only added "the film has both been critiqued and praised" and I offered sources. Because as it stands, someone is stating the film promotes a vegan agenda, which is not true. The film is about a diet which is "plant-based". Veganism is also an ethical standpoint encompassing clothing, etc. The film isn't about that.
The edits also claim the film has been critiqued, and I added sources where the leader of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine responded to this criticism, and this edit was reversed.
Here is how the vandalized page looks now: "What the Health is a 2017 film promoting a vegan agenda.
The documentary has been criticized by a number of medical doctors, dietitians, and investigative journalists for what they describe as confusing causation with correlation, cherry picking science studies, using biased sources, distorting study findings, and using "weak-to-non-existent data"." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 03:10, 6 October 2019 (UTC)
Im not sure where to post this… I’m afraid there is a problem with the page about St. Helens, Oregon, "Demographics": note number 19 reads Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts. Huh? St. Helens is in Oregon, so this must be a mistake. Can someone help? Best, Jihaim (talk) 09:58, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
There has been consistent emphasized vitriolic polemics against Mandaeans in the article on Abrahamic religions. After undoing the polemics twice with no avail, I have been threatened with having a SPI case started against me. I have been accused of having a religious agenda. Mandaeans are a vulnerable minority religious group in the middle east. Strong language in the article such as considering Mohammed and Islam demonic along with other Abrahamic religions and the use of words like "hating Abraham" persist in the article. One of the sources clearly states they consider him a founder of their faith which been ignored. Other words like "false prophets" to describe Mohammed, Jesus, and Moses are used. Previously Mandaeans have been completely removed from the article. Considering they live in the middle east, this can only cause them considerable harm. There are other religions listed in the article, but polemics are not emphasized apart from the focus on Mandaeans. I don't think polemics should be emphasized for any religion, especially vulnerable minorities. I try to check for polemics against all religions, but this one seems obvious. I believe it is against Wikipedia policy to have an agenda against a religion or certain group of people.GF46238 (talk) 19:13, 9 October 2019 (UTC) I have edited the post to remove editors user names to comply with Wikipedia policy. (I am new and just learning the ropes)
editor Epinoia has consistently emphasized vitriolic polemics against Mandaeans- everything I included is from cited sources, and I have only used material relevant to the relationship between Mandaeanism and Abrahamic religions.
Epinoia used strong language such as..."hating Abraham"- Lupieri states, “they hate Abraham” (p. 66) and quotes another writer Ricoldo who said, “They detest Abraham” (p. 65). This is not vitriolic polemics, but a statement of what the Mandaeans believe.
one of Epinoia sources clearly states they consider him a founder of their faith which Epinoia chooses to ignore- none of the sources I cited say that Abraham was a founder of their faith. On the contrary, Lupieri says, "Shem, chosen by the Mandaeans as their own founding father" (p. 50) and E. S. Drower says, in "The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran", that Abraham was a priest who left the Mandaeans and started his own religion worshipping the powers of Darkness (p 266-268).
Epinoia also uses words like "false prophets" to describe Mohammed, Jesus, and Moses- again, this is directly from Lupieri who says that Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Mohammed are regarded as false prophets (p 116). I do not
have an agenda against a religion or certain group of people. My intention was to clarify the relationship between the Mandaeans and the Abrahamic religions. A reader seeing the Mandaeans listed in the Abrahamic religions article without knowing what their beliefs were would be misled for, as Dr. Dylan Burns says, that while they are biblically informed they are "not-exactly-Abrahamic". Sorry to go on at such length, but I feel my views and contributions have been mischaracterized. I have no prejudice against the Mandaeans whatsoever, but they do not have a clear claim as an Abrahamic religion. There is further discussion on User talk:Epinoia#Mandaeans User and on Talk:Abrahamic religions#Mandaeism is not an Abrahamic religion - as no other editors contributed to the Talk page discussion I would be welcome additional input - Epinoia (talk) 15:57, 10 October 2019 (UTC)
There are consistent references to Edmondo Lupieri who could very well be a biased writer. There is a reference to an article from The Telegraph that states "followers of a pre-Christian religion that considers the prophet Abraham as one of the founders of their faith." [www.telegraph.co.uk] but this appears to be ignored. There is also a documentary (in Arabic) on YouTube [www.youtube.com] where a Mandaean priest describes Abraham in their religion as a prophet in their faith and he is called "Bahram Rba" meaning Abraham the pure. Again, this is ignored. Wikipedia articles about them in French [fr.wikipedia.org] and Arabic [ar.wikipedia.org] clearly state they are Abrahamic. — Preceding unsigned comment added by GF46238 (talk • contribs) 22:40, 9 October 2019 (UTC) GF46238 (talk) 22:51, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
Another article from Spanish Wikipedia on Abrahamic religions also counts Mandaeans as Abrahamic and Abraham as founder of their religion [es.wikipedia.org] — Preceding unsigned comment added by GF46238 (talk • contribs) 23:40, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
i like to know how many reference do i need to publish an article?
Siyanco (talk) 05:22, 11 October 2019 (UTC) -
thanks ```` — Preceding unsigned comment added by Siyanco (talk • contribs) 08:27, 11 October 2019 (UTC)
In the following wikipedia article ( [en.m.wikipedia.org] ) Professor Johann Cook is briefly mentioned. I request that an article about Professor Johann Cook be created. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 09:17, 13 October 2019 (UTC)
I have attempted to upload a personal photo (of me) to Wikimedia Commons but it was not approved. I went through the appropriate steps to have it licensed. Can an editor with more experience assist? --Book Reader 205 (talk) 18:12, 14 October 2019 (UTC)
Hello, is someone able to jump in to help with regards to the Finnic peoples article, which was renamed into Baltic Finns by an editor without discussion or consensus on the article's talk page. The article had previously been moved into Finnic peoples about a year ago with an overwhelming majority on the talk page. The editor that reverted this has not provided any reasoning or sources for their action, and has not been responding on the talk page anymore. I am unable to move the page myself, because they created a new disambiguation page for Finnic peoples, hence the page move is not working for me. "Finnic peoples" is the most common synonym for "Baltic Finns". It is more commonly used than the "Baltic Finns" term. The editor moved the page, because they thought "Volga Finns" are also Finnic peoples, hence a disambiguation page is needed. But as is evident on the Uralic languages article, "Volga Finns" belongs into the "Volga-Finnic" group, not Finnic group. Blomsterhagens (talk) 15:30, 15 October 2019 (UTC)
Note that language groups may be named after ethnicities (which is why the Finno-Permic languages were originally called 'Finnic'), or spuriously ethnicities after language groups, but language does not necessarily define ethnicity. — kwami (talk) 19:28, 15 October 2019 (UTC)