User talk:Mrhirl

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hi. it seems you are new to the encyclopedia. i have been around a few years, though i don't know a great deal. i have picked up a few things though. one thing is care about primary sources; there are policies about how to use them. we cannot, for example, extract whole paragraphs of quotes and paste them into an article. think about what an encyclopedia would be like if that was the modus operandi. suggest discussing the info you think is missing on the talk page.good night and good luckHappy monsoon day 17:30, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

here are some links you may find helpful to get your head around this one:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:No_original_research (policy)

the rest are just for your reference:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Primary_Secondary_and_Tertiary_Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Identifying_and_using_primary_and_secondary_sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Use_of_primary_sources_in_Wikipedia Happy monsoon day 17:31, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

As monsoon says. We don't look at the primary sources to pick the parts we find more representative. We look at the secondary sources, written by experts on the topic. These experts decide which parts are more important and why, and they explain the texts in proper historical and sociological context. I suggest reading the links above. --Enric Naval (talk) 18:30, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

You are right guys. Thanks for your information Mrhirl (talk) 06:28, 27 August 2014 (UTC)