Wikipedia was revolutionary in that it managed to harness the creative drive of millions of amateur and professional scholars. Now Wikipedia is trying to become part of the establishment. It wants to be “encyclopedic”. In order to do this, it seems to have co-opted the pettiness and self-aggrandizement of a thousands of amateur bureaucrats.
— Dan. I had to look up “aggrandizement”. To save you the trouble: “aggrandize: to enhance the reputation of someone beyond what is justified by the facts”. Thanks, OS X!