Let's examine the ramifications of this statement.
Ads would cause people to be suspicious about articles (in much the same way that people are suspicious of the New York Times)? Aight, aight. But the fact that the project is put together by people who haven't even completed their basic education isn't of concern? Michael Bimmler, quoted, would have been 12 when he first contributed to Wikipedia. And that doesn't cause people to distrust the site?
Mind blown. Humanity is fucked.