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Offline ialmisry

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Google searching for religion in the world
« on: January 20, 2012, 01:00:30 PM »
I got this from http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2010/3/31/the-world-christianity-maps.html and here http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2010/03/the-christianity-map/37619/
This map shows the world

the US


on the basis of google searches.

On the basis of "More Jesus" "More Allah" "More Buddha" etc., here is the world.


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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2012, 01:24:21 PM »
Since the dots evidently represent groups of people, I think that I would prefer to live in the "Godless" regions.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

Offline 88Devin12

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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2012, 02:31:53 AM »
Since the dots evidently represent groups of people, I think that I would prefer to live in the "Godless" regions.

The dots actually represent what comes up in most searches in Google and where it is focused.

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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2012, 03:41:42 AM »
According to that map Finland would be mostly Orthodox with a tiny bit of Pentecostalism while in reality it's mostly Lutheran.
« Last Edit: January 21, 2012, 03:41:59 AM by Alpo »
The user should probably be sleeping by now.

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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2012, 03:44:49 AM »
What's with the pockets of Presbyterian searches in California, Georgia and Texas? :)

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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2012, 04:33:14 AM »
Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain are supposed to be more Catholic ???
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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2012, 01:20:38 PM »
Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain are supposed to be more Catholic ???

No, but as they explain on the website, the UK is obviously mostly Protestant, but chances are that they aren't typing in "Protestant" into Google searches. (they really should have added Anglican to the list)

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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2012, 01:59:36 PM »
According to that map Finland would be mostly Orthodox with a tiny bit of Pentecostalism while in reality it's mostly Lutheran.
I take it as an indication that many Finns are rethinking that last part.
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Re: Google searching for religion in the world
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2012, 10:14:24 AM »
According to that map Finland would be mostly Orthodox with a tiny bit of Pentecostalism while in reality it's mostly Lutheran.
I take it as an indication that many Finns are rethinking that last part.

We can always hope that. Last year 978 people joided to the Church of Finland and 678 divorced from Her but I don't know whether that includes immigrants or just converts.
The user should probably be sleeping by now.