Marginal Revolution: Questions that are rarely asked: the Wikipedia paradox: "Question 1: What’s the most notable subject that’s not notable enough for inclusion in Wikipedia?
Let’s assume for now that this question has an answer (“The Answer”), and call the corresponding subject X. Now, we have a second question whose answer is not at all obvious.
Question 2: Is subject X notable merely by being The Answer?"
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Sunday, November 15, 2009
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