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Good Friday: Google Celebrates Earth, Ignores Jesus
The Culture and Media Institute ^ | April 22, 2011 | Erin R. Brown

Posted on 04/22/2011 6:42:03 AM PDT by patriotgal71

This year, Good Friday and Earth Day fall on the same day and internet giant Google has chosen to prop up the liberal eco-celebration, and ignore a sacred Christian holiday celebrated by billions worldwide.

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TOPICS: Outdoors; Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: earth; friday; good; google

1 posted on 04/22/2011 6:42:06 AM PDT by patriotgal71
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To: patriotgal71

Same on Yahoo! where they have animation of a globe being inflated like a balloon.


2 posted on 04/22/2011 6:44:29 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: patriotgal71

Same thing on Yahoo.
It’s okay though, Jesus will be around long after earth day is an ignored date.


3 posted on 04/22/2011 6:45:41 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: patriotgal71

Sadly, most worship the creation rather than the Creator.

Choose this day whom you will serve. (To not choose is to choose.)


4 posted on 04/22/2011 6:46:02 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: patriotgal71

Not unexpected.


5 posted on 04/22/2011 6:46:08 AM PDT by all the best
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To: patriotgal71

I have no use for Earth Day, but Google representing Good Friday is wrought with peril. Google can’t do solemn. That said, it is in bad taste to “celebrate” “Earth Day” at all. Yesterday I wrote a message to a media company letting them know why I was unsubscribing to their alerts. It had to do with their big “Earth Day” promotion.


6 posted on 04/22/2011 6:47:32 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (neral E)
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To: patriotgal71

I’m always surprised when these threads come up because I’m surprised people still actually go to Google’s homepage.


7 posted on 04/22/2011 6:48:52 AM PDT by Mr. Blonde (You ever thought about being weird for a living?)
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To: patriotgal71

I don’t think either Google or Yahoo mention religious holidays of any kind, unless there is a secular celebration at the same time. Doesn’t bother me, because I celebrate them at my Parish, so whether or not an ‘international’ organization mentions Jesus is irrelevant.


8 posted on 04/22/2011 6:53:56 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: patriotgal71

Umh ... google is a global company not a christian company. There are about 7 billion souls on this planet and only about 2.1 billions are christians. But all of googles global customers usually spend life on this planet. So i don’t see any problem here.


9 posted on 04/22/2011 6:54:12 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: patriotgal71
Good Friday: Google The World In General Celebrates Earth, Ignores Jesus

I think the state of the world today, is pretty well described in the words below:

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock Rev 3:20 (Jesus kicked out but keeps knocking on the door to see if somebody will let Him in)
You say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; Rev 3:17 (How people today see themselves and why they feel no need for God)
but you don't know that you are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked Rev 3:17 (How God sees people today (the way things REALLY are)).

10 posted on 04/22/2011 6:56:21 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: SuziQ

At least google had a christmas google doodle as far as i remember.

http://www.google.com/logos/logos10-4.html


11 posted on 04/22/2011 6:56:45 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: patriotgal71

Doesn’t surprise me about Google. But I was pleasantly surprised when I visited a website this morning and saw their logo reflected Good Friday and Easter...it’s subtle, but it’s there.

http://www.centralvacuumstores.com/

Also surprising was that my son called and had the day off. He works for a large corporation and Good Friday is one of their paid holidays. I didn’t know companies did that anymore.


12 posted on 04/22/2011 6:57:37 AM PDT by dawn53
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To: Jim 0216

“Good Friday: Google The World In General Celebrates Earth, Ignores Jesus”

Do you think google should also celebrate christian good friday and islamic “Day of Ashura” and buddhist “Visakah Puja” ? They are a global company. They serve a few billion people and only a minority belives in Jesus. Why should they do something like this ?


13 posted on 04/22/2011 7:02:52 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: patriotgal71

Liberals only celebrate that which can destroy the US economy.

Earth day, yes let’s not pollute the earth even though man on earth has the potential of polluting the earth like an amoeba has the potential of body slamming a whale. 5000 trillion metric tons of atmosphere 80 miles high, oh yes we can affect that. The percentage of CO2 is 0.04% which is zero point zero.

If we try hard enough running every car and factory 24 hours a day 7 days a week for the next 1000 years maybe we can get that level up to 0.05% which would still be zero point zero, because as we all know a level of zero point zero is extremely dangerous.


14 posted on 04/22/2011 7:03:25 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Do or do not... there is no try)
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To: patriotgal71
Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away...

Rev 21:1

I'm waiting on the upgrade.

15 posted on 04/22/2011 7:04:35 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: patriotgal71

And Jesus laughs!!


16 posted on 04/22/2011 7:13:04 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: buzzer

Why do they have to celebrate “Earth Day” today with a special graphic at all? Doing so on Good Friday is “insensitive” to billions of Christians worldwide. Google ought to be more considerate. The hypocrisy of liberalism is what’s really on display.


17 posted on 04/22/2011 7:25:10 AM PDT by Genoa (Just show it)
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To: Genoa

Why do they have to celebrate “Earth Day” today with a special graphic at all? Doing so on Good Friday is “insensitive” to billions of Christians worldwide. Google ought to be more considerate. The hypocrisy of liberalism is what’s really on display.


I never get upset about Heathens acting like Heathens.


18 posted on 04/22/2011 7:28:36 AM PDT by JohnKinAK
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To: JohnKinAK
I never get upset about Heathens acting like Heathens.

Me neither. Just amazed. Would be amused, too, but it's so not amusing.

19 posted on 04/22/2011 7:36:53 AM PDT by Genoa (Just show it)
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To: patriotgal71

The Anti-Christian westerners are just as dangrous as the Islamists. IMO.


20 posted on 04/22/2011 7:49:26 AM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: Genoa

“Why do they have to celebrate “Earth Day” today with a special graphic at all?”

Because we all spend our time on planet earth.

“Doing so on Good Friday is “insensitive” to billions of Christians worldwide.”

With all this political correctness you sound like a libtard.


21 posted on 04/22/2011 7:51:37 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: buzzer

I remember the Earth Day celebrations they held at the Washington Mall.

It took over two days to clean up all the trash.


22 posted on 04/22/2011 7:53:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: patriotgal71

Celebrate EARTH DAY — USE as much ENERGY as POSSIBLE!!! :-)


23 posted on 04/22/2011 7:57:01 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Wanted a keyboard with a working '\/' key!!)
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To: dfwgator

“It took over two days to clean up all the trash.”
I’m sure they only left compostable biowaste. :-)


24 posted on 04/22/2011 7:59:38 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: buzzer
With all this political correctness you sound like a libtard.

Irony, buzzer.

25 posted on 04/22/2011 7:59:38 AM PDT by Genoa (Just show it)
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To: buzzer
only a minority belives in Jesus. Why should they do something like this ?

The "I-have-need-of-nothing" argument. Kinda my point.

26 posted on 04/22/2011 8:01:19 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: Jim 0216

“The “I-have-need-of-nothing” argument. Kinda my point.”

Don’t think so. Let’s say 10% of google users are christians. That means you’re at risk that 90% of your customers might get disgruntled by your “good friday ad”. So this is not such a good idea.

Protecting the environment you’ve got 95% on your side. So promoting earth day is a good idea.


27 posted on 04/22/2011 8:08:04 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: buzzer
90% of your customers

Right. The world has kicked Jesus out. Jesus is no longer a profitable idea. Google is only responding to market conditions. But "market conditions" is my point: the world doesn't think it needs Jesus ("I have need of nothing").

But even though He's been kicked out, Jesus in His mercy is knocking at the door. Soon, however, the world is going to see what it's REALLY like without God's help and it won't be a pretty picture.

28 posted on 04/22/2011 8:43:29 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: patriotgal71

Bing did the same thing. Their homepage is an overview of a forest canopy.


29 posted on 04/22/2011 9:09:40 AM PDT by Ro_Thunder (I sure hope there is a New Morning in America soon. All this hope and change is leaving me depressed)
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To: Jim 0216

Google should create some subbrands with special holiday doodles for each.
jeegle.com Jesus goolge for christians
muggle.com Muzzie google
jewgle.il google for jews


30 posted on 04/22/2011 11:08:05 AM PDT by buzzer
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To: All

I honestly do not get why some people have a chip on their shoulders about what Google chooses to do with their freaking logo. I guess every other problem in the world has been solved if this is what we have left to complain about.

Yeah, it’d be so much better if Google cheapened the death of Christ by putting a cartoon cross in place of the ‘L’ in their name. Y’all are crazy. Grow up.


31 posted on 04/22/2011 11:14:36 AM PDT by Sloth (If a tax cut constitutes "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should count as a "desposit.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
5000 trillion metric tons of atmosphere 80 miles high, oh yes we can affect that.

1. um, have you been to Beijing( I have)? I think you might rethink our ability to pollute the atmosphere. Besides your claim is ignorant. The 80 miles of atmosphere is NOT well-mixed vertically OR horizontally. Its highly stratified (layered) so only a few miles are really relevant....
2. Your "argument" works even worse with the oceans because most trash we dump in the ocean, settles in the upper thermocline(ocean layer) and in specific places (the ocean gyres). In fact coastal pollution is a relevant problem because the ocean doesn't just mix everything uniformly, inspite of your "intuition". Ocean currents, coastal gyres might concentrate most pollutants near the coast and affect fishing, beaches etc. These are NOT obvious questions , especially something ignoramuses can comment flippantly on.
3. The CO2 is insignificant but the question (and debate) is not CO2 directly but the feedbacks between CO2 and watervapor (which is massive). Its plausible scientifically, just nobody has shown it be true (hence the climate change debate.) In fact the debate is focused on the notion that models overestimate the feedbacks and hence climate change due to CO2.
The comment about "tiny" is irrelevant because you don't know what it means. If someone gives you a tiny nudge on flat ground it does nothing, but if you were standing on the edge of a cliff, it would be catastrophic.
4. If not for the often absurd (but sometimes correct) Environmental movement, all these would be the subject of NORMAL scientific debate (pollution, AGW etc) instead of a ridiculous global propaganda war.
32 posted on 04/22/2011 11:57:35 AM PDT by kroll
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To: buzzer

Oh, they always have some sort of design for Christmas, but it’s almost never religious. If they have one for Easter, it will probably be eggs, chicks, or bunnies. It was not surprising that there wasn’t anything for Good Friday.


33 posted on 04/22/2011 3:57:51 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: patriotgal71

I’m a “Bing” chic


34 posted on 04/22/2011 3:59:28 PM PDT by geege
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To: SuziQ

“It was not surprising that there wasn’t anything for Good Friday.” Me too, so i don’t understand all the madness about it.


35 posted on 04/22/2011 4:36:55 PM PDT by buzzer
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To: SuziQ

Nothing today for Easter.


36 posted on 04/24/2011 7:26:28 AM PDT by NotSoFreeStater (If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice)
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