manicstreetpreacher wants to know what the hell is going on!
I have just added the following text to the beginning of my post entitled “The Hitler Meme” and invite any and all comments.
UPDATE: 11 MARCH 2010
I have been writing this blog for just over a year now. I love blogging. It is a very involving hobby that has expanded my mind and made me engage with a wealth of new issues relating to science, history, politics and philosophy. I love the buzz you get when the notification email arrives when someone has posted a reply to a thread, links to one of your posts on their blog, sends a message of praise or constructive criticism. I love the feeling of, “Perhaps this argument will make me change my mind?”
Of which posts am I most proud? Well, my report of the Hitchens/ Fry debate on the Catholic Church in October ’09 had a lot of views and comments. My rubbishing of William Dembski’s Intelligent Design “theory” ranks very high as well. Just to think, I nearly gave up on it halfway through I was so bored, and then an “unsolicited” email to Dembski’s college account and it ended up on his Uncommon Descent blog not once, but twice! Victor Stenger liked my analysis of his 2003 debate against William Lane Craig so much that he posted it on his own website and from where I get c. 20 referrals per day. And of course there’s my castigation of Craig’s appalling interpretation of Yahweh’s commandment to his chosen people to wipe out every single one of the Canaanites of which I am rather pleased.
Are any of these my highest viewed post? No. My highest viewed post is THIS: the result of a rainy Saturday afternoon dossing on YouTube coming across an Internet craze butchering the best scene in a brilliant study of history’s most infamous tyrant.
Posted on 26 August 2009. 11,700 views and counting. It’s getting ridiculous!!
The Hitchens/ Fry debate report was my PB with c. 600 views in one day. Now it is “The Hitler Meme” which has been getting 700+ per day of late. I really can’t explain why it is getting so many views. No one has left a comment. The post hasn’t been linked on any other blog or website. My WordPress stats monitor says that viewers are finding it through the search engine term “hitler”. Except I have searched for it on Google and it doesn’t come up in the first 10 pages of hits!?!?!?!?!?!
Anyone viewing this post now, how are you finding this page? What’s so great about it? Please leave some comments and put me out of my misery!
I don’t know whether to delete the post yet, but I may well do so. This is just getting silly! Answers in the comments box, please.
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