GodBlock: A Filter For Religion-Free Internet Surfing

chlara23.1155812460.jesus_onlineDo you have kids at home and worry that while surfing the internet for Justin Bieber tweets, they could stumble across something depraved, like FocusOnTheFamily.com? Or maybe you just want to avoid seeing sites like that yourself, because they offend you. GodBlock.com offers a internet filter to make your computer safe:

GodBlock is a web filter that blocks religious content. It is targeted at parents and schools who wish to protect their kids from the often violent, sexual, and psychologically harmful material in many holy texts, and from being indoctrinated into any religion before they are of the age to make such decisions. When installed properly, GodBlock will test each page that your child visits before it is loaded, looking for passages from holy texts, names of religious figures, and other signs of religious propaganda. If none are found, then your child is allowed to browse freely.

  • DeepCough

    Finally, an internet application that will protect my (potential) children from that crazy cult that likes to eat the
    dead body of a Judaean mystic from over 2,000 years ago–and Scientology.

  • Ray

    Love it.

  • O. Spengler

    That's lame. Censorship is never the solution. If someone posts a comment here on Disinfo attacking religion that contains some bible qoutes, then GodBlocck is going to censor the whole Disinfo page, even if the rest of the thread is not about religion?

  • mcgibbo

    Wouldn't it be better to actually teach your kids about these things, give them a balanced view of all religions. Ignorance feeds bigotry.

  • Hadrian999

    to be strong one has to be challenged, an unchallenged mind will be weak,
    if you want your children to see through the BS you cant keep it from them you have to give them the skills to recognize it for what it is. they need a mental immune system not a sanitary environment.

  • Alech

    You guys take this waaay to seriously while at the same time missing an important point: Where can I get that figurine of Jesus'98?

  • Davidharris1981

    WOW…so now the thought police are out to get any one that believes in anything supernatural. I have seen it all now

  • David Frost

    My way of looking at it is everyone should be free to believe or not believe in anything they feel like…and have free access to information to come to whatever conclusion they come to. Education is the best answer to everything. Censorship is the antithesis of education.

  • http://www.thecarnivalnoir.com Haystack

    Don't take it so seriously–they're just poking fun at right-leaning censorship. It might not even exist–the download link says they're “not ready yet.”

    • oman28

      Obviously the sattire is a bit too thick for some.

      • Hadrian999

        sattire can never be thick enough to go farther than reality

        • oman28

          “In satire, irony is militant” – Northrop Frye

  • Andrew

    Critical Thinking classes in grade school would make this program redundant.

  • GoodDoktorBad

    Funny idea, but frankly, stupid……

    This would also filter out any valuable philosophy and general info on the “percieved enemy” -religion.

    “know thy enemy”

  • A bad joke

    I’d be more worried about kids seeing Justin Bieber than Jesus.

  • A bad joke

    I'd be more worried about kids seeing Justin Bieber than Jesus.

  • Stevenbeall

    anybody weak enough to need this deserves nothing less than a raging malware infection.

  • Stevenbeall

    anybody weak enough to need this deserves nothing less than a raging malware infection.