Proposal:Verifiability policy considered harmful

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    Summary

    The verification policy is a pox upon wikipedia which permits POV warriors to use the project as a gladiatorial arena.

    Proposal

    Replace WP:V with WP:VT (verified truth) because something can be published in a reliable source even if it isn't true.

    Motivation

    Endless hours wasted trying to save the mid-east peace process on wikipedia.

    Key Questions

    Is the goal to be a factual, accurate encyclopedia?

    Potential Costs

    zero

    References

    Anything on the Palestine portal ought to do.



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    Qualifier

    I just want to say that there is nothing wrong with verifiability, but not in lieu of truth.

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