So you don't believe that skin color, susceptibility to disease etc are
heritable? Have you heard of DNA?

I had sincerely hoped that the equivalent of yahooist book-burning wouldn't
take over Wikimedia. It's not just disappointing; it's scary.

On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 9:49 AM Chico Venancio <chicocvenan...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I don't feel safe in an environment were racism is being labeled as
> "presenting truths".
>
> Maybe the list moderators should take a look at this thread.
>
> Chico Venancio
>
> Em ter, 16 de jun de 2020 10:42, Dennis During <dcdur...@gmail.com>
> escreveu:
>
> > I don't feel safe presenting truths in an environment where one can be
> > bullied for presenting truths that are unfashionable or can be so
> painted.
> > Does the Code of Conduct cover that?
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 8:57 AM Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > It is remarkably easy to find various language Wikipedia articles that
> > > actively promote scientific racism. The forthcoming WMF universal code
> > > of conduct is unlikely to directly address this type of damaging
> > > anti-educational content, or require projects to take action.
> > >
> > > This may surprise some, but here are two examples, and if you follow
> > > the multiple language links in each, you will find many other language
> > > examples:
> > >
> > > [1] Wikipedia article in Russian about "Negroid race" (Негроидная
> > > раса) and associates Negroid as being defined by genetics. Nowhere in
> > > the article is it explained that these are debunked racist theories.
> > >
> > > [2] Wikipedia article in Italian about "Mongoloid" (Mongoloide),
> > > defines being Mongoloid by physical characteristics and presents it as
> > > a scientific term with a section explaining how the Mogoloid race is
> > > geographically spread.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, as these outdated racist theories are Wikipedia
> > > articles, Wikimedia Commons still hosts multiple *user created*
> > > "racial maps" of the human race as if this were a current scientific
> > > race taxonomy for humans. These maps are not even required to have
> > > warnings that their content is scientific racism or why that's a bad
> > > thing.[3]
> > >
> > > At the current time, nobody is solving this problem with systemic
> > > racism and I am unaware of the WMF funding a project that will take
> > > action to fix it, nor even tracking this repugnant material. The idea
> > > that we might still be vaguely talking about how bad it is that
> > > Wikipedia is being used to promote "Negroid race" as science in
> > > several years time, without any systematic action to get rid of it or
> > > at least correctly reformat the article to describe it as debunked,
> > > should alarm everyone concerned that donor's money is supporting this
> > > content.
> > >
> > > Links
> > > 1.
> > >
> >
> https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9D%D0%B5%D0%B3%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B8%D0%B4%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%B0
> > > 2. https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongoloide
> > > 3.
> > >
> >
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Average_East-Eurasian_ancestry_(Mongoloid).png
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Fae
> > > --
> > > fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae
> > >
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