It's pretty creepy to hear your household devices start reciting scripture. Whenever this happens in the movies, it normally ends with a group called "the Resistance" hiding out in the ruins of a dystopic nightmare. They could probably make it sound more friendly by giving it a celebrity voice, like George Burns or Alanis Morissette or Morgan Freem- ohhh, we can't make that joke anymore.
This initiative is all part of a new drive by the Church of England to get Millennials interested in the good word, saying that platforms like Alexa "give the church the ability to connect people with God and to weave faith into daily lives, whether for daily prayers or exploring Christianity." They're planning on rolling out a version for Google Home soon, but considering that Google just removed "Don't be evil" from its code of conduct, we wouldn't bother. It's clear that Google is now an emissary of Satan and his minions, and that all there's left to do is wait until the end of days and the final battle at Armageddon between Amazon and Google.
Between the company that owns our embarrassing purchase history and the company that owns our embarrassing search history, it's hard to know which to root for. Which side is Apple coming down on? They've got our embarrassing iTunes library, so they're the real dealbreaker here.
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