Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales gives a lecture in Hanover, Germany, March 14, 2014.
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By Alexandra Sifferlin
March 25, 2014

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales responded definitively to a Change.org petition from holistic healing supporters to “allow for true scientific discourse” on the online encyclopedia.

The petitioners say the representation of holistic healing on Wikipedia is biased, and they have not been allowed to amend the information. The petition, which has over 7,790 supporters, states:

Wales responded to the petition on Sunday, and was unapologetic for the way holistic medicine is covered on Wikipedia, saying it will only publish evidence rooted in science. He responds:

Now perhaps he’ll tell us how he really feels.

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