Proposal for a social contract on Wikiversity.
I. First and foremost, we shall undertake to treat each other as honorable and respectable scholars who adhere to the highest standards of scholarly ethics.
II. We cordially welcome all scholars who wish to contribute productively and who sincerely pledge to abide by the terms of this agreement among peer scholars.
III. When any contributor submits a critique of the work, methods or practices of another contributor, we pledge to attend to such critiques promptly, and carefully attend to the presentations of all sides.
IV. All contributors shall be accorded an opportunity to respond to comments and criticisms, and shall enjoy the presumption of having acted in good faith.
V. We shall strive for high standards of personal integrity and good character, adopting no practices that would bring our community into disrepute.
VI. We will strive for excellence in all that we do, and remain open to continual self-reflection and improvement.
VII. We recognize our own limitations and shall give due deference to those who demonstrate superior levels of knowledge and methods of investigation, study, and research.
VIII. We recognize the importance of all topics of study and agree that no topic of study should be held as more privileged than any other, as all topics of study contribute in their own way to the compilation of all human knowledge.