Religious Search Engines Provide A Blasphemy-Free Internet

RELIGSEARCH2A number of websites have sprung up that provide the pious with a way to surf the internet without the threat of un-biblical content. Search for “Obama” on the Christian search engine SeekFind, for instance, and rather than a standard biography, the first result is a page discussing the Antichrist. NPR reports:

In a world where Google has put every bit of information at our fingertips, some people are now demanding less information when they surf the Internet.

Some Jews, Muslims and Christians are abandoning Yahoo and Google and turning to search engines with results that meet their religious standards.

Shea Houdmann runs SeekFind, a Colorado Springs-based Christian search engine that only returns results from websites that are consistent with the Bible. He says SeekFind is designed “to promote what we believe to be biblical truth” and excludes sites that don’t meet that standard.

Houdmann says a search on his site would not turn up pornography. If you search “gay marriage,” you would get results that argue against gay marriage. And if you type in “Democratic Party,” your first search result is a site on Marxism.

But SeekFind isn’t the only search engine carving a niche market among religious Internet users. There is also Jewogle for Jews and I’mHalal, a Muslim search engine that started in the Netherlands.

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  • Vox Penii

    Conservapedia was ahead of the curve, apparently. They’ve been saving chillun from pesky facts for several years.

  • Anonymous

    Way to go, Information-Agers! The very technology which was supposed to result in some sort of Utopian Convergence of perfectly free knowledge exchange is now actually being harnessed to RESTRICT INFORMATION.

    Our ancestors must be looking down upon us in disgust and contempt for our cowardly refusal to accept the challenges they yearned for from their lonely farmsteads and migrant campfires.

  • Liam_McGonagle

    Way to go, Information-Agers! The very technology which was supposed to result in some sort of Utopian Convergence of perfectly free knowledge exchange is now actually being harnessed to RESTRICT INFORMATION.

    Our ancestors must be looking down upon us in disgust and contempt for our cowardly refusal to accept the challenges they yearned for from their lonely farmsteads and migrant campfires.

    • gemmarama

      this is basically sticking your fingers in your ears and singing “i can’t hear youuuuu!!!!” on a grand scale. there is truly no hope for these people.

  • http://www.xenex.org/ xen

    Yes, it is very clear that these self-censoring sites have no additional agendas beyond the religious. Certainly not any political slander. Nope. Jesus never said a word about keeping religion and politics separate, nothing about rendering unto Caesar. Nope. I’m sure glad God told you to think less and be self-righteously ignorant. If there were a Creator, I’m sure it wouldn’t want you to actually experience the universe it created, but instead intentional lies from corrupt people. Yep, you’re doing great.

  • http://www.xenex.org/ xen

    Yes, it is very clear that these self-censoring sites have no additional agendas beyond the religious. Certainly not any political slander. Nope. Jesus never said a word about keeping religion and politics separate, nothing about rendering unto Caesar. Nope. I’m sure glad God told you to think less and be self-righteously ignorant. If there were a Creator, I’m sure it wouldn’t want you to actually experience the universe it created, but instead intentional lies from corrupt people. Yep, you’re doing great.

  • gemmarama

    this is basically sticking your fingers in your ears and singing “i can’t hear youuuuu!!!!” on a grand scale. there is truly no hope for these people.

  • Anonymous

    The religious aspect aside for a moment….. black shrouds tend to make people nervous. Darth Vader made it work for him though……
    A Guy Fawkes mask wouldn’t be much different. Both ideas scare certain people.
    I can see why they want the law…..not that I agreee with their “solution”.

    “just sayin'” lol

  • GoodDoktorBad

    The religious aspect aside for a moment….. black shrouds tend to make people nervous. Darth Vader made it work for him though……
    A Guy Fawkes mask wouldn’t be much different. Both ideas scare certain people.
    I can see why they want the law…..not that I agreee with their “solution”.

    “just sayin'” lol

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    If people want a service like that…which allows them to experience the internet in a way that pleases them…so be it. Cool.

    …but it really highlights the inherent intellectual cowardice of zealots. They can’t handle a world with contradictory thoughts and beliefs…and this offers them a way to make the web a little less terrifying and challenging.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    If people want a service like that…which allows them to experience the internet in a way that pleases them…so be it. Cool.

    …but it really highlights the inherent intellectual cowardice of zealots. They can’t handle a world with contradictory thoughts and beliefs…and this offers them a way to make the web a little less terrifying and challenging.

  • rtb61

    Seekfind is disgusting, it basically leads to site after site selling religious rubbish to the gullible. Nothing to do with religious belief and everything to do with greed and preying upon the weak minded.

  • Anonymous

    Seekfind is disgusting, it basically leads to site after site selling religious rubbish to the gullible. Nothing to do with religious belief and everything to do with greed and preying upon the weak minded.

  • callmebaka

    WE DEMAND LESS FREEDOM!!!!!!

  • callmebaka

    WE DEMAND LESS FREEDOM!!!!!!

  • Laura

    i have a question. There are 12 tribes of israel. Each tribe has 12,000 people which makes 144,000 people who are going to see the rapture. Of what tribe are we the desceentant of?

  • Laura

    i have a question. There are 12 tribes of israel. Each tribe has 12,000 people which makes 144,000 people who are going to see the rapture. Of what tribe are we the desceentant of?

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