Tweetoff: ‘No God’ v. ‘Know God’

By David Waters For a short time on Twitter last week (all time is short in digital world), the No. … Continued

By David Waters

For a short time on Twitter last week (all time is short in digital world), the No. 1 trending topic was “No God.” Atheist Twitterers were thrilled: “Please understand that atheists have been trying for months to get an atheist related topic to trend and this one was gifted to us,” de-conversion.com noted.

The gift was from Run-D.M.C. co-founder Joseph Simmons, who tweets @RevRunWisdom. Last Tuesday at 6:47 a.m., Simmons tweeted a common Christian ministry phrase: “Know God… Know Peace. No God.. No Peace!” @RevRunWisdom has nearly 400,000 followers and many of them started re-tweeting the phrase. The deluge turned “No God” into Twitter’s No. 1 hit.

That set off a tug-of-tweets between the phrases “No God” and “Know God.” Perhaps that battle caused “No God” to fall from the grace of the Twitter Top 10. Or perhaps it was something more sinister. Some claim Twitter combined the two competing phrases to water-down the rankings. “Twitter a free speech eating monster & pusher of spam is here to regulate you. 140 characters of agenda,” @TonyVenom tweeted.

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  • Paganplace

    “Last Tuesday at 6:47 a.m., Simmons tweeted a common Christian ministry phrase: “Know God… Know Peace. No God.. No Peace!” ” Well, let’s be fair. That one *does* sound like a threat.

  • orenmil

    tojby_2000, the proof I was referring to was not of God’s existence, but of Twitter’s censorship. FreeRepublik.com

  • tojby_2000

    orenmil Wrote: “There’s proof all over the place, if you’re really looking for it,…___________________________________ Wonderment at elements of the natural world does not constitute proof of the existence of a god. Consider this: If proof of god were possible, faith would not be necessary.

  • THE-REVELATOR

    CCNL1 & CO., Pleazzza; Take the Weekends Off. And Let the “PROFESSIONALS” handle the Local/international Politic/Religion issues/Matters and manage the “WAR-EFFERT” at Hand; Aye (little boy)!? PS: Stop Stalking Me, or WE [i] will Sue WAPO & CO.. for $100,000,000 Dollars, or All rights/ownership for This NeewsWeek Blog will Revert To US via a Federal Court Oder. so Last Warning! Note: OUR attorneys and FBI & CIA & HLS are watching closely. Note: You do not Help WAPO; only make matters Worse. Hence WAPO is digging a hole deeper & deeper as long as they keep your CCNL1 name alive. PS: WE [i] have David Waters personal Cell Pjone #. And Sally Quinn’s # Too et al. Would you like to call Them? [i] WE could make it Public but that would be unprofessional aye chap?

  • orenmil

    There’s proof all over the place, if you’re really looking for it, that No God had many more instances than Know God. The changing of No God to Know God was simply about Twitter cowardly giving in to the American Talibans. FreeRepublik.com

  • KessC

    Yes, the “No god” was taken off for about 30 min (?) and then reappeared under label “Know God” (So “know god” was the label for both “Know God” and “No god” search results). See screenshot here:

  • ccnl1

    Apparently, this “gibberisher” aka THE-REVELATOR as is the same person aka JJ, Blog-lady et al who simply gets another email address for registration purposes (there are ~1500 email providers on the net). You would think said person would get tired of all this subterfuge and being banned every week. What a sad, odd and strange individual!!!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .——–

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