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Flogo 'Messages from God'

Grind clouds and pour messages in them
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Having just seen the Flogo cloud advertising link below, my first thought was 'wouldn't these be a great anti-terror / anti-cult / anti-badguy etc. campaign?' With the right amount of vague fluffiness added and enough technological naivety on the part of the viewer, we could cloudcast messages over Afghanistan that Allah does not approve of terror and that he will punish those who do not give themselves up, that women should be educated, that opium is evil, that the folks who know how to read should read the clouds to their illiterate neighbors...

I'm visuallizing a great big halfbakery logo in the sky...

RayfordSteele, Apr 22 2008

Peace, man... http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24162063/
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       Pretending any form of technology is a divine intervention is a risky path (although well-trodden by the ancients, who apparently used all sorts of magic tricks and technology to keep their flocks impressed).   

       However, I'm all for using cloud writing for propaganda purposes, as indeed for just about anything else.
DrCurry, Apr 22 2008
  

       Please no! Leave the clouds alone. What will it be next, painting adverts on the wildlife?...Hmmm, that's not such a bad idea now that I think about it. Corporate investment in wildlife conservation!
DrBob, Apr 22 2008
  

       "Up hext, the Pentagon seeks funding for skywriting missiles for the Global Hawk, and a well known liquor company invests in wild turkeys."
normzone, Apr 22 2008
  

       I have for you a big fluffy bun. Enjoy it in peace saith the Lord
Voice, Apr 22 2008
  

       That's funny [DrBob].
Gives whole new meaning to the term "branding".
  

       The problem is that everything written which is CLAIMED to have come from God actually passed through the Hand of Man (with 10 Commandments POSSIBLY excepted). Watch:   

       God has commanded me to write, "Thou art a gullible fool!"   

       Can you prove I'm lying? Have you ever been gullible? See?
Vernon, Apr 23 2008
  

       Can we advertise healthy vegetarian living in the sky too? How can I not scare a neighborhood with massive cabbage and mushroom clouds?   

       These may come along with a Greenpeace slogan too: No to irradiated farm goods & GMO, be an Adventist...
rotary, Apr 23 2008
  

       Not certain about the cabbage but I know mushroom clouds would scare me.
RayfordSteele, Apr 23 2008
  

       What were the skies like when u were young? They went on for ever and they when I we lived in Arizona and the skies always had little fluffy clouds and err.. they were long and clear and there were lots of stars, at night.
wagster, Apr 23 2008
  

       My daughter suggested carving clouds with lasers - sort of cumulonimbotopiary.
MaxwellBuchanan, Apr 23 2008
  

       "My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair... But Now They're Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows" Tyrannosaurus Rex 1968. (sighs)
xenzag, Apr 23 2008
  

       thats a terrible thing to say.   

       i hope they have same idea to put clouds over the us saying.   

       "eat less" "dont be such global douche bags" "global warming is real: shape up or ship out" all signed "-love god"
sooriir, Apr 23 2008
  

       Washington would never see the sun again.
RayfordSteele, Apr 23 2008
  

       I'd be suspicious if a message from God lacked punctuation and capitals.
Texticle, Apr 23 2008
  

       [Testicle], bear in mind that the holy book never have such, to confound the wise.
rotary, Apr 23 2008
  
      
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