11 April 2007

The strange world of googling

I monitor referrals to this blog via MyBlogLog, in case anyone has said anything kind about me on their site, so I can rush over and confirm their opinion in the comments section. Or not.

But sometimes I wonder about the reliability about the stats. I am also regularly amazed about what Google searches lead here.

According to yesterday's data, three visitors came to the site via the following Google search:

The bourgeois, however, is tolerant. His love of people as they are stems from his hatred of what they might be.
Fascinating and thought-provoking. I wonder whether it's original, although it sounds like the kind of thing Marcuse might have said. Googling it myself, I find I come second in the ranking. First in the list is a page from Jihadwatch about Professor Bernard Lewis — the Middle East expert whose criticisms of Islam tend to arouse the ire of pro-Palestine writers such as the late Edward Said.

Curiouser and curiouser.