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Is This Site Biased?

That's a good question. The short answer is yes. Most sites, especially sites about Jehovah's Witnesses, are biased. If you read this page (coming soon!) about the different search engines on this site, you will find that it is openly admitted that some are biased in a certain way. Search engines, themselves, are very biased. They tend to favor the information that is most relevant and useful for the user. I am trying to improve these biases for certain kinds of users. In particular, I'm trying to improve access to certain kinds of information. For example, the official websites of Jehovah's Witnesses are often silent about controversial aspects of their doctrines, history, medical practices and judicial policies. The sites that discuss these things are often much smaller than the official websites and don't have the resources to compete in terms of search engine rankings. It is my hope to make this information easier to find by providing customised search engines. 
 
I also provide a customised search engine (coming soon!) that only focuses on the official and authorised websites of Jehovah's Witnesses. The fact that I personally disagree with many of their teachings is irrelevant. I favor the free flow of information. I think this should be useful for researchers who want to learn about the official Watchtower position on various topics. I also encourage active, devout Jehovah's Witnesses to use it. I believe they should be fully aware of current doctrines and practices. It might also be interesting for them to compare the public face of their organisation with their meetings and private edition Watchtowers.
 
A strong bias of mine is to favor the accessibility of information over a concern for what others believe. When I was a Jehovah's Witness, I was denied access to information that I believe I had a right to know and would have drastically affected my actions. The Internet is reversing that unfortunate situation. I hope to play a small part in that trend. 
 
Please use this site and the information you discover as you see fit. If you don't like my biases, it won't hurt my feelings if prefer to use a simple Google search instead. (In fact, you can switch to a regular Google search at anytime on the results pages.)  
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