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How Wikipedia Keeps The Peace

Standing in stark contrast to so many online platforms, why to Wikipedia contributors tend to treat each other with tolerance and dignity? The Washington Post wonders. “Many places on the Internet exist to inflame partisan tendencies; but it appears that working on Wikipedia might actually de-radicalize people,” it writes. “On Wikipedia, the community expects people to engage with opposing viewpoints -- to resolve their disputes through reasoned debate, not through shouting.”

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