Fun:Argumentum ad Google ranking

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Argumentum ad Google ranking is an attempt to argue that one's position is more valid than one's opponents because a particular key word returns one's website, or search keywords, higher ranked or more often than one's opponent's website or keywords.

Unfortunately it is impossible to determine attitudes ("how many came to laugh and stayed to guffaw helplessly?").

Anecdotal evidence suggests that there is a strong link between search engine ranking and machismo.

Not to be confused with argumentum ad Google ad ranking, which is a similar argument based on advertisement ranking on search engines.

Example of the argument in action (based on actual comments)[edit]

Gentlemen! I will lather your precious gas tank, enabling me to destroy atheism on the internet. You should all be murdering over Operation toaster, which will likely give Conservapedia a top result on a certain search engine starting with G.

Gentlemen at a liberal website,

It is possibly the case that your liberal comments are entirely unsurprising. Where it concerns evolutionary racism and mass murder, I would also point out that no transitional fossils have been found. In fact, by upon activation of Operation Trickle Down, it is likely Question Evolution! will have lost all vestiges of credibility. :) :) :)

Rest assured, Operation Charging Cheetahs is gathering steam!!! Time to shatter atheism's glass jaw!



As you can see, this comment by a certain gentleman at a Christian website in regards to the immorality of the gentlemen at an evilutionist evolutionist site is an excellent display of machismo. Anyone who argues like this is clearly at the top of the scale, and will likely impress the Christian Spanish and Indian ladies, whereas militant atheist Señor Dawkins will likely have sand kicked in his face!