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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 edify your precious weasel, enabling me to destroy atheism on the internet. You should all be rioting over Operation railing, which will likely give Conservapedia a top result on a certain search engine starting with G.

Gentleman Mercian!

I find your comments are entirely tedious. Speaking of evolutionism and web traffic, you ignore the likelihood that a hard hitting article refuting Atheism is on it's way. In fact, by my birthday, it is likely the pearl-clutching pansies at RationalWiki will have lost all vestiges of credibility. :) :) :)

Rest assured, Operation Gumball Machines is gathering steam!!! Now that Wikipedia has an article on "desecularization", the "Growth of religion" and "Postsecularism", isn't it time to fly the flag of surrender and shut down this wiki? Wikipedia was founded by an atheist and agnostic. Sincerely,


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!