Given the level of dysfunction that has come to prevail on Wikipedia, there is serious doubt that anything to be gained from participation in Wikipedia by scientists. In fact, there is reason to wonder if such participation is lending inappropriate credibility and thus to question whethre the most appropriate course for a principled scientist is to withdraw from the project.
The bureaucracy should either take corrective steps to fix this situation, or else suffer the eventual loss of huge amounts of valuable talent and volunteered resources.
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This user's flame burns phenomenally bright, as this user is decidedly queer and is an official Gayass Wikipedian!