Wikipedia:Vital articles/Expanded

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10,000 Things
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Tao Te Ching, Verse 34
The Tao covers the ten thousand things like flood waters.
It flows in all directions.
The ten thousand things depend on it.
The Tao denies none of them.

This is a currently incomplete list of 10,000 subjects for which Wikipedia should ultimately have high-quality articles. It expands on Wikipedia:Vital articles, which lists 1000 articles. This list is in the process of being refined and prioritized on the basis of topic-by-topic discussion and !voting. Changes can be proposed on the talk page. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Because of its size, Vital Articles/Expanded has been split into eleven sublists:

If you spot a duplicate listing, please remove one of them; if you aren't sure in which section a topic belongs, please initiate a discussion on the talk page.

As of 26 October 2014, this list includes 9746 individual articles, based on the manually entered totals for each of the sublists:

Section 26 October 2014 Target number
People 1952 2000
History 664 650
Geography 1160 1200
Arts 647 650
Philosophy and religion 420 425
Everyday life 466 500
Society and social sciences 880 900
Biology and health sciences 1448 1500
   Health, medicine and disease 228 250
Physical sciences 1097 1125
   Basics and measurement 85 100
   Astronomy 214 225
   Chemistry 281 275
   Earth science 255 250
   Physics 262 275
Technology 737 750
Mathematics 275 300
Total 9746 10000

Counts updated from subpages: Melody Lavender 14:50, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

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