If cancer was a website, this would be it.
Scientist 1: Look! I've discovered a new type of cancer!
Scientist 2: That's just rationalwiki
Scientist 1: What's the difference?
by AcidSpittingLlama January 1, 2018
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A narrative-crafter website posing as being rational. They pretend to leave their wikis open to editing but ban anyone who edits any page in a way that conflicts with their highly, highly biased narrative.

They seem to think conspiracies are impossible despite a quick search for "conspiracy theories that turned out to be true" showing the list is long and continues to grow. Anyone who posts anything that conflicts with the "official narrative" is immedia banned permanently regardless of how solid the evidence and sourcing is.

In other words, the site should be renamed irrationalwiki as they have an unreasonably strong bias toward conformity and supposed "authority" which is antithetical to science and critical thinking.
Only braindead idiots think rationalwiki.com is a rational source for any information on anything.
by Science_not_Scientism May 30, 2021
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A website run by politically motivated and hard-core woke individuals. Their website is centered around left-liberal doctrines such as militaristic atheism, white guilt, feminism, gynocentrism, anti-Сhristianity and radical LGBT dogmas. Despite the obvious fact that RationalWiki has pretty much nothing to do with basic rationality, as rationality requires an objective and unbiased view on political, economical and social issues (and such a statement is, unironically, demagogically ridiculed by the admins once they face criticism towards their website for not being rational), many liberals don't find anything wrong with this as the website's narrative fits exactly what these people want to read there. People who do not follow the narrative of this wiki and enter into disputes with the site administration are almost always immediately blocked and very often accused of being "far-right", "fascist" or even sometimes "tankies" (for those who hold left-wing views and are opposed to the RationalWiki ideology, although it depends on each user). Everything written above leaves the impression of this website being a circus of illiterate political freaks, strongly reminiscent of troll wikis such as Encyclopedia Dramatica, but unfortunately, in our reality these people sincerely stand behind their ideology as if it's a sacred cow.
"RationalWiki is about as reliable as the diary of an average middle school kid; I wouldn’t outright dismiss everything they say as baloney, but expect lots of bias and factual inaccuracies. It was created by a group of immature adults who enjoyed vandalizing other wikis, like Conservapedia and Wikipedia. They basically created RationalWiki to publish what the other wikis wouldn’t allow them to publish."
by NeoPrinny February 9, 2022
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Person 1:Have you heard of RationalWiki?
Person 2:No
Person 1:They keep spreading SJW propaganda with no factual backing
Person 2:You mean tumblr made a wiki?
by AntBlaze July 2, 2018
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Once a well respected website that now is filled with atheist extremists, atheist zealots, anti-theists, liberals, moderate leftists who are centrists in denial, enlightenment centrists, centrist extremists, horseshoe theory supporters, neopositivists, scientificists and people who call everything that is not "scientific" nor "materialist" nor "positivist" as "pseudoscience", "antiscience" and "science denial". Attacking all sides and believing everyone is wrong and only their Wiki is right.
RationalWiki is basically Quora in form of a Wiki.
by Dumugian December 1, 2021
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A website that should change its name to "irrationakwiki". It is basically the liberal version of Conservapedia. Rather than spewing bias, fundamentalist christian and ultra conservative views, it instead spews liberal views and has a left-wing bias. However, it is more centre left than far left since it criticises socialism and communism, at least to an extent. The name 'RationalWiki" can also be used to describe fighting bias with bias and looking like a moronic baboon ranting. Basically, RationalWiki is as bad as Conservapedia. Don't use it. It's not as bad as Conservapedia, but it is still biased like all political wikis, news sources (like CNN or Fox News), videos etc.
John: TRUMP IS A NEO-NAZI SYMPATHISER!
Daniel: Where the hell did you hear that?
John: RationalWiki
by Aguero2992 October 27, 2019
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A alleged rationalist and scientific website focused on fight "pseudoscience" that nowadays is mostly a website that promotes militant atheism, atheist fanaticism, atheist extremism and neopositivism, very liberal centrist views about the world pretending to be objective views of the world, massive fallacy forging out of completely non-fallacious arguments, categorizing things "pseudoscientific" that are not pseudoscientific at all, things that do not even pretend to be scientific at all and things that they disagree/dislike or do not believe in, supports that conspiracy theories cannot happen despite the number of conspiracy theories that turned out to be true, blocking and banning everyone who post anything that goes against atheism, neopositivism, and liberalism-centrism regardless how trustful are your sources and links, and a website that doesn't allow criticism of atheism nor criticism of science and deemed both of them as being "pseudoscientific", "antiscience" and "science denial" when they aren't. It is a website to be avoided, and no one should use this website for anything, nor even as source for anything.
RationalWiki is more for IrrationalWiki, and RationalWiki is the ultimate proof that rationality and irrationality are relative and subjective, because it is possible to realize that after seeing how the average RationalWiki users are in practice.
by Dumugian January 12, 2022
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