WHY is any Wikipedia article eventually leading you to the “Philosophy” article?

One theory is that every Wikipedia article in the chain leads to the Philosophy article. For this, you have to click on the first link in each article in the chain. Note: the link must not be in parentheses or italics. If a link is repeated, you must click the next one after it, otherwise you will go around in circles.

There is even a Wikipedia article devoted to this theory: Wikipedia: Getting to Philosophy. It says that 97% of all articles are getting to philosophy, the rest simply contain unworkable links. The explanation for this phenomenon is quite simple: Wikipedia tends to move up the classification chain, which becomes wider and wider and eventually leads to philosophy.

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