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Google are good little secularists and ignore Jesus on Easter.

  1. Barefootfae profile image60
    Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago
    1. Soul Man Boogie profile image60
      Soul Man Boogieposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Happy Easter! He has risen!

      Google is in cahoots with Big Brother.

    2. A Troubled Man profile image61
      A Troubled Manposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That would certainly be a dishonestly drawn conclusion that Google are "good little secularists" or that they are "ignoring Jesus on Easter"

      Odd, many people turn to bunnies and eggs on Easter. We don't hear anyone complaining about that.

      What do bunnies and eggs have to do with Jesus?

      We also don't see Christians jumping up to honor Ramadan or Yom Kippur.

      The hypocrisy is blinding.

      1. profile image60
        retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        'That would certainly be a dishonestly drawn conclusion that Google are "good little secularists" or that they are "ignoring Jesus on Easter" '
        ----there are over 1.2 billion Catholics in the world, adding in all other Christians significantly increases that number.  It may be a reach to call Google secularist but as liberals, this is provable by Google officers words and actions, secularism comes before Christianity.

        "Odd, many people turn to bunnies and eggs on Easter. We don't hear anyone complaining about that.
        What do bunnies and eggs have to do with Jesus?"
        ---- there is an interesting level of ignorance about the evolution of Christian practice and the co-opting of pagan images - perhaps a little open minded reading would help.

        "We also don't see Christians jumping up to honor Ramadan or Yom Kippur."
        ---perhaps you should keep an eye on Google to see if they acknowledge Ramadan or Yom Kippur, as for the Christians I know, including me, acknowledgement of both is very common.  Perhaps you should take the recent actions of Pope Francis  in washing the feet of a Muslim woman and insisting on a greater effort to reach out to Muslims.

        Narrowness and arrogance can also blind.

        1. A Troubled Man profile image61
          A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Would that then be an appeal to popularity fallacy?



          It probably comes before all the other religions, too, when it comes to business practices.



          They don't, that's the point.



          LOL. That's nothing but lip service... or should I say, foot service.



          Why then does Christianity promote them so much?

        2. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
          Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Doesn't mean that Easter eggs have anything to do with Jesus. And, if we're being accurate, shouldn't we be celebrating Christmas a tad earlier in the year?

      2. Marquis profile image61
        Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Who cares?

    3. junkseller profile image89
      junksellerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Perhaps they felt that honoring a man who dedicated his life to improving the lives of ordinary people through nonviolent means and ended up dying penniless was a fitting tribute to the inspiration and sacrifice of Christ.

      What did you want? A bunny with a basket of eggs?

      Or how about a slightly different question? What would Jesus prefer? A tribute to Chavez, a man he likely would have very much liked? Or you complaining about it? Perhaps you are the true secularist here.

    4. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      What are such die-hard Christians doing surfing the net on Easter?  And then spending the time to write an article about it?

      Shouldn't they be in Church?

      1. Barefootfae profile image60
        Barefootfaeposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I was. That was before....now it's after.

        1. Gcrhoads64 profile image96
          Gcrhoads64posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Full of the Holy Spirit and ready to spread some love?

          1. Barefootfae profile image60
            Barefootfaeposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            You need the Holy Spirit with some of the folks on here.

            1. jonnycomelately profile image84
              jonnycomelatelyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Would that be Bourbon or Johny Walker?

          2. MelissaBarrett profile image60
            MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            +1

            Because Jesus loved when people stirred conflict.

            He was also so full of ego that he would have cared about who was on Google's search page.

            Just like he is sending those who don't like and share his picture on facebook to hell.

            I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
            ~Mahatma Gandhi~

            1. Gcrhoads64 profile image96
              Gcrhoads64posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              +1

    5. getitrite profile image80
      getitriteposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      What is really surprising is that there are adults, living in the 21st century. who believe that a character, from a fairy tale, came back from being dead, just because it's written in an ancient book of childish stories.  SMH!

    6. prettydarkhorse profile image65
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is Russian, I am only assuming he does not have a religion.

      1. A Troubled Man profile image61
        A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Perhaps not, here are his own words...

        "knowledge is always good, and certainly always better than ignorance"

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
          prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          The powerful people in society can suppress or modify "knowledge". I think he means well by that definition. smile

          1. A Troubled Man profile image61
            A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Nonsense.

            1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
              prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Just like the church hid the truth that the Earth is not the center of the universe. Galileo became heretic.

              1. A Troubled Man profile image61
                A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                We no longer live in  bronze age and medieval times when the Church ruled.

                1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
                  prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Hey I am not saying that Brin tries to hide the truth, maybe there are reasons why the Easter celebration was not highlighted in Google. smile

                  The only fault of Galileo as an astronomer was to point out that the sun is the center of the Universe based on Copernicus theory .

                  1. A Troubled Man profile image61
                    A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    It is not so much the reasons for not highlighting as it is the expectations of Christians.

                  2. Petra Vlah profile image60
                    Petra Vlahposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    prettydarkhourse,
                    Actually, what Galileo said was that the earth is moving and this got him in trouble with the Inquisition. He was persecuted and threaten to be burned, so he reluctantly retracted his affirmation, but on his way out murmured the famous "eppure si muove" - "however it moves"

    7. profile image0
      JaxsonRaineposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Lol. Google generally doesn't do religious holidays, but it has definitely done more Christianity-based doodles than any other religion. They haven't made a Hannukuh, Ramadan, Kwanzaa, etc etc etc Doodle. They did an Easter doodle once.

      But of course, people have to be offended at something.

    8. Josak profile image61
      Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Christians fail to acknowledge the goddess of fertility on another earth pregnancy day, I am not surprised. Also yes Google is secular in opinion and somehow that is a bad thing? grow up.

      1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
        MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I thank God Google is secular every day...

        I actually have to research on there.

        I mean I'd hate to look up the neolithic period to find "404 page not found, the world did not exist 12,000 years ago"

        1. Josak profile image61
          Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          big_smile someone should make this search engine big_smile

          Carbon dating image result:


          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/7842389_f248.jpg

          1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
            MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            *grins*

        2. gmwilliams profile image83
          gmwilliamsposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Agreed.   There is a SEPARATION of church and state in America.  Sunday is like any other day.  The Blue Laws are almost a thing of the past.
          http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7842436.jpg

        3. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          That might actually be there tomorrow...

          Just a reminder to be on your toes. big_smile

    9. Credence2 profile image84
      Credence2posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Dont, you guys ever stop? The rightwinger, of course, despises Chavez and what he tried to do because he dared to interfere with greedy capitalists. I rather see his memorial than some commoration of Easter Egg hunts. Everybody knows about Easter, who knew about the cotributions of Mr. Chavez?

  2. maxoxam41 profile image78
    maxoxam41posted 4 years ago

    F--- Jesus and all prophets!

    1. Soul Man Boogie profile image60
      Soul Man Boogieposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Good luck with that.

  3. psycheskinner profile image80
    psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago

    Why should Google do anything other than what the owners want it to do? 

    And if that is not surprising, why post about it?

  4. Gcrhoads64 profile image96
    Gcrhoads64posted 3 years ago

    If it bothers you so much, use a different search engine. You are not forced to use it.

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago

    My Google has nothing smile

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Your post piqued my curiosity, so I did a "world" tour...

      uk, nothing
      india, nothing
      yep, canada, nothing
      australia, nothing

      Check out http://www.bing.com/

      Pilipinas, nothing

      Check out Africa, http://www.google.co.za/

      italy, nothing
      Nederland, nothing
      ireland, nothing
      romania, nothing
      new zealand, nothing
      singapore, nothing
      Sverige, nothing
      mexico, nothing
      germany and france, nothing

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        It wasn't on Google.com either. I have a program that can set my ip in the US.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Still there for me. I wonder if that software is as good as promised. Google just might be coordinated enough to ignore the front IP and checkout the back IP. big_smile

  6. PrettyPanther profile image86
    PrettyPantherposted 3 years ago

    Yep, I've already seen a post on Facebook.  Can't have a Christian holiday without the accompanying Christian outrage about some offense or another.  I wonder who fueled this one?  Based on Google results, I'm puttin' my money on breitbart.com.

    1. junkseller profile image89
      junksellerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I think you're probably right. Breitbart had a story up about it some 18 hours or so ago that now has 1,000+ Twitter and Facebook shares and 865 comments. Might also have been Malkin's Twitchy. Not that it really matters. They are all basically the same thing. Liberal this, liberal that, socialism, Obama sucks, world ending...

  7. Zelkiiro profile image83
    Zelkiiroposted 3 years ago

    Shame on you, OP, for forgetting about Ishtar, for whom the holiday is even named in the first place.

    Go make an offering to Ishtar, and stop disrespecting her holy day.

  8. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago

    Lol, I posted on there asking if it was true because I couldn't see it and they deleted my comment.

  9. Mighty Mom profile image88
    Mighty Momposted 3 years ago

    1. All Christians, including right-leaning ones, are not incensed by Google's actions:

    "First Things, a conservative-leaning Catholic journal, argued that it is fitting to remember Chavez on Easter Sunday. So many of his actions, the site said, were driven by his religious convictions.

    "For Chavez, social reform was never merely external," reads a post on the site. "Without peace of spirit and purity of heart, there was little point in pursuing justice. Collective bargaining, just wages, shorter workdays: for Chavez none of these made sense outside the fact of his risen Lord."

    2. Google hasn't produced an Easter doodle since 2000. In other words, today's move is not exactly a departure.

    3. Don't like the Google Doodle? Switch to Bing, which has Easter eggs on its homepage.



    Bing, which has Easter Eggs on its homepage.

  10. Marquis profile image61
    Marquisposted 3 years ago

    There is an ongoing war against Christ in general.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
      Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Not true at all...

      1. Marquis profile image61
        Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Look at the decline of Church attendance in European nations as well as in the U.S. and Canada.

        Actually the members of the New Left have always waged war against Christ and the Church. They started with the dismembering of Christian values in the U.S. during the 1950s. What came next was wild exposure of porn, the death of prayer in schools and the weakening of morale.

        1. Zelkiiro profile image83
          Zelkiiroposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          You forgot to mention the hyper-explosion of knowledge, the advent and outpouring of civil rights, and the ridiculously higher quality of life for the average American.

        2. jonnycomelately profile image84
          jonnycomelatelyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Then the New Right began to re-write the book of morals, which had as their basis:  You're a mug if you get caught, but always show a face of disbelief if they are ever broken.

          At least there is less hypocrisy on the Left.

          Now the Right can rule the Cyber Space and work out ways of not getting caught using it.... if they are lucky.

        3. Josak profile image61
          Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          It's a statistical fact when education increases church attendance and faith recedes, knowledge is the cure to a belief system based on ignorance.

          1. Marquis profile image61
            Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I did not ask you

            I was talking to some one else.

            1. Josak profile image61
              Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Awww that's too bad tongue

              1. Marquis profile image61
                Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Mind your own business.

                1. Josak profile image61
                  Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  This is a public forum for a reason tongue

                2. junkseller profile image89
                  junksellerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Mind your own business in this public forum where I am publicly posting to the public. Haha, hilarious!

                  1. Marquis profile image61
                    Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    lol

                    Josak  makes me SICK.

        4. A Troubled Man profile image61
          A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          You probably refer to the dismembering of Christian values that made sure Blacks were no longer segregated or second class citizens.

          1. Marquis profile image61
            Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            ??

            Christians were responsible for getting rid of slavery as well. Abolitionists were behind the anti slavery movement. Many bank rolled the building of the underground railroads.

            I love when anti religious and anti Christian people fight so hard to dismember Christianity. I often speak of the good Christians have done.

            1. Josak profile image61
              Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              However, you may purchase male or female slaves from among the foreigners who live among you.  You may also purchase the children of such resident foreigners, including those who have been born in your land.  You may treat them as your property, passing them on to your children as a permanent inheritance.  You may treat your slaves like this, but the people of Israel, your relatives, must never be treated this way.  (Leviticus 25:44-46 NLT)

              Definitely brilliant on slavery them Christians tongue

              1. Soul Man Boogie profile image60
                Soul Man Boogieposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                You seem to have a jag against Christians. What made you so bitter?

                1. Josak profile image61
                  Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  I was one for a long time, saw what it did to my friends and community. I don't have any problem with people worshiping any faith the problem is when people attempt to make the law around that faith or insist that others pay service to their faith (i.e. expecting Google to acknowledge a stolen holiday as being Christian).

                  1. Soul Man Boogie profile image60
                    Soul Man Boogieposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    It must have been a rough church!

            2. getitrite profile image80
              getitriteposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Yet blacks were still obligated to submit to, and slavishly worship, a white man:

              http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x192/wanjonpok/Jesus%20Christ/138.jpg

            3. Credence2 profile image84
              Credence2posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              There were just as many "Christians" that used the scriptures to support slavery in Antebellum America

    2. A Troubled Man profile image61
      A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      lol So, who's winning?

  11. SmartAndFun profile image91
    SmartAndFunposted 3 years ago

    I believe Jesus would have chosen the Chavez doodle over a bunny with a basket.

    I also can't believe people are wasting time and energy worrying about this. It reminds me of when I was a kid and I would whine to my mom that she put more jelly on my brother's sandwich than she did on mine.

    1. Marquis profile image61
      Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I believe I have seen this post before.

      Or is this deja vu?

      1. SmartAndFun profile image91
        SmartAndFunposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        ??

  12. Mark Ewbie profile image82
    Mark Ewbieposted 3 years ago

    The Chavez thing was a misjudged April Fool.  If you click the link it takes you a site selling a mini figurine on a hot cross bun.

    Not the worst though.

    The Italian Google has a naked Pope doing the Vaticancan.

  13. Marquis profile image61
    Marquisposted 3 years ago

    I was unaware I had a slip. It must suck to be Josak. So many people believe in Christ and not that many believe in heathen atheism. No matter how hard that person tries, Christ and people who believe in him will always prevail. It is like God prevailing over the Devil.

    When someone comes out with the next post, Josak will not slip up and post something silly as usual. He is the resident troll.

    1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
      Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      No silly rabbit, YOU'RE the troll hahahahaah

      1. Marquis profile image61
        Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        nope, Josak is and you are his bed buddy -

        1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
          Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Haha, your posts of almost no value here, but at least the GOP can count on you as a voter smile

          1. Marquis profile image61
            Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            If they have no value, why answer them <personal attack removed>?

            Leave the GOP out of this. They have nothing to do with your trolling.

            1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
              Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Again....says the person who hasn't added a single valuable point in any of his posts......

              1. Marquis profile image61
                Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                It seems like the fool keeps going on with nothing of value to add.

                1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
                  Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Yea....well YOUR MOM

                  1. Marquis profile image61
                    Marquisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    My mom looks better than yours. I know that already.

  14. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago

    To get back on topic... Caesar Chavez was a great American and should only rightly be acknowledged on his birthday. Why all the outcry this year when Google said they haven't had an Easter-related one since 2000?

    1. profile image60
      retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      The United Farm Workers tried to keep illegals from crossing the Mexican border to the point of bashing heads.  It is fine for labor unions to bash heads that is why Chavez is so revered.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Gee, if it were true you'd think the Tea Party would be treating him like a messiah.

        1. profile image60
          retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Organized labor can engage in all the violence they want against whom ever they choose.  Any other organization that did so would be a criminal operation.

          Besides,  what Tea Party.  Weren't they undone by the 2012 election?  Were they ever about bashing Mexican heads?  Specious silliness abounds.

          1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
            Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Lol.....What Tea Party?

            The Tea Party that keeps trying to win elections and influence American politics....

            OR

            The answer to a funny joke

            1. profile image60
              retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              What Tea Party - are they a registered party?  What is THE Tea Party?  What violence has been traced to THE Tea Party?  What violence can be traced to THE Occupy Movement?

              1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
                Cody Hodge5posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Really?

                1. John Holden profile image60
                  John Holdenposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Oh leave him be. He's happy in his little fantasy world.

                  1. Clint Ward profile image61
                    Clint Wardposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    Still a good question I am not aware of any violence caused by the tea party. I know the occupy movement has cases of murder and rape.

          2. Soul Man Dancer profile image60
            Soul Man Dancerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Give me an example of organized labor being violent with impunity.

            1. profile image60
              retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Oh, so Organized Labor is violent, good to know.

  15. peeples profile image89
    peeplesposted 3 years ago

    Why would a company get involved in religion? Why would a religion expect everyone to honor their religion when they don't honor all other religions? Why does anyone care what google does on holidays?

  16. healthyfitness profile image86
    healthyfitnessposted 3 years ago

    Good for them, there are probably hundreds of other religious holidays they ignore as well.

    1. Soul Man Dancer profile image60
      Soul Man Dancerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      They are the champions of the anti-christ.

      1. Zelkiiro profile image83
        Zelkiiroposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        They're the champions of Nero?

        Hmm...I'm not seeing it. Can you explain Google's connection with Nero to me?

        1. profile image60
          retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          If Google acknowledges the day Nero named his horse Proconsul it would be an interesting little historical factoid and not much more.  Google doodles tend to be just that little interesting things that may or may not draw the interest of lots of people.

    2. profile image60
      retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Google posts all kinds of anniversaries and holidays in their doodles.  Usually whimsical, occasionally serious, the Google Doodle is always interesting.  I think it unlikely that Google decided to ignore Easter to enrage those looking to take offense.  However, Cesar Chavez isn't the saint he is painted to be.  Cesar Chavez's birthday may seem significant to Google but not everyone would agree.  BUT, to be fair, not everyone would think Clara Schumann's birthday is a big deal.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        No one said he was a saint. I still say he was a great American and should be recognized. I doubt he authorized violence and he did improve the lives of many many workers.

        1. profile image60
          retief2000posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I don't care whether Google recognizes his birthday or not, nor do I concern myself with how others may, in their conventional understanding of history, believe Chavez was a great man.

 
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