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Non-Google search engines by Lounge Trekker on 19 November 2011 5:45am
 
I have no problem with Google and use it every day for most of my search applications. However, this may be of interest to you:
http://www.newmediajournal.us/daily_columns/anti-google_search_engine_index.htm

With all links posted on this site, I must copy-paste the link into a new window to gain access to the site. Perhaps you must do the same with this link.
 
Re: Non-Google search engines by Loretto on 19 November 2011 1:13pm
 
I agree with the Freedom of the Press issue here, but to be honest Pete, I think the article writers themselves are extremists in their own thinking.

The third article that was banned from Google News, How Has Islam Enriched Your Life? by Arlene Peck calls Muslim crowds "mobs of Muslim savages." One sided thinking.

The first article was Islam: A False Religion by Amil Imani was blatanly hatefilled and one sided.

The second article Islam is as Islam does by Barbara J. Stock, a nurse of 23 years now become political writer, she's entitled to her opinion, her own website is called Republican and proud, one sided views again.

I wonder if it is not about political correctness on Google News' behalf but more about ethics. The articles that were banned are all one sided, even in opinion pieces you have to present another side to the story.

I mean there are people in America who will read articles like these and come away with the notion that all Muslims are crazy killers. Not true. They all can't be that bad. My friend Rahim, I think I spelled that right, is a Muslim and he's a funny, intelligent and kind person. So there's at least one nice Muslim in America! :-)

I loved this article in the Balkan Chronicle on September 11th;

The Unwritten Code that Muslims Live By Since September 11th.

The link won't work so if you want to read it, go into Sunday's Papers and it was posted in the Sept 11th section.

That was a great read this morning Pete, cup of coffee and getting the mind going on a great topic like this, brilliant. Thanks for sharing.


 
Re: Non-Google search engines by Lounge Trekker on 19 November 2011 8:05pm
 
Agreed. And to be honest, I think the war for christianity has killed as many as the war for islam. I don't have honest statistics on this. Maybe humans need a reason to hate...religions give us that.

I just wanted to show the list of search engines. I saw a documentary on Google and if what Google's representatives said is true, political correctness would be apparent in the views of many people who access Google, and would be relected in their policies.

The methods used by Google to determine these views and preferences are a bit mysterious to me, but use a huge amount of data to make these guesses. I think all but the radical christians among us would agree that eliminating these articles from Google search results is a reasonable thing. Interesting to see opponents of Google's business paradygm still consider Google the undisputed leader in the data sharing field.
 



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