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Talk:Jeremy Rifkin

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criticism sectionEdit

The criticism sections contains mainly unsourced statements. If we remove them, as required by WP:V, we are left with Time magazine saying that JR is "the most hated man in science". While this is surely interesting and notable, it is not a criticism of his position, but a report of what feelings other people have about JR. I am sure that there is plenty of criticism of JR around, and would ask fellow wikipedians to incorporate this into the section (I am not knowledgeable in the subject). If the section does not improve within some time, I think it should be deleted.

Bold edit to trim excess leadEdit

I made no effort to place trimmed information in the text below, some of which is worth salvaging. For a lead this long, do we really need to list every political dignitary? I found those portions extremely tedious. In hockey, they say "act like you've scored before" (e.g. beyond a certain point, name dropping looks insecure).

Some reduction achieved by simplifying language, in addition to the snips.

I think this is now closer in size to what is warranted, without leaving anything less than a sufficiently august perception. — MaxEnt 04:54, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

Came back and trimmed some books: The Hydrogen Economy (2002), The Age of Access (2000), The Biotech Century (1998), and The End of Work (1995).
These don't seem that recent to me. — MaxEnt 05:01, 24 October 2017 (UTC)
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