Is AOL Instant Messenger slogan blasphemy?


#1

Is new AOL IM slogan marketing blasphemy?
‘I AM’ pitch takes God’s name in vain, say some shocked critics

Here is the World Net Daily article worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=48585

It sure looks blasphemous to me. And I agree with Millar when he says that “AOL would never think of using – or misusing – the names “Allah,” or “Buddha” in its corporate marketing efforts.” Imagine the outcry.

Gee, maybe the Internet really is the Anti-Christ afterall.
forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=94201&highlight=666 :eek:


#2

They stole “I am” from a Canadian beer company.


#3

Most people when refering to God say God not “I am”…

I use this phrase on a daily basis…I am your mom, I am your wife, I am his wife, I am their mother, I am Austrian, I am …I am…I am!


#4

Moving to apologetics. Not really news.


#5

I think that is a bit of a reach. I really have doubts that they were making a reference to God, and this is coming from a guy who really does not like AOL.


#6

It’s just a play on words of the term IM compared to the term I Am. Its intent is to convey how AIM provides multiple ways of communicating to suit anybody’s taste, hence the “I Am” referring to individuality.


#7

[quote=Ani Ibi]They stole “I am” from a Canadian beer company.
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Does Molson still use that slogan?


#8

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