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Wikipedia is not a democracy or an anarchy. Wikipedia is a cluocracy. That means that disputes generally are, and should be, resolved in favor of whoever has the best reasoning – not in terms of rhetoric but in terms of his or her understanding of the established policies of Wikipedia and of knowing what works and what doesn't.
Some Wikipedia processes represent attempts to legislate Clue.