Saturday, April 04, 2009

Having a form of godliness…

And just when you thought that the odd mix of market capitalism and evangelical Christianity in North America couldn't get any stranger, some enterprising profit seeker has introduced a new religious service.

You Pay, Computer Prays For You
Information Age Prayer is a site that charges you a monthly fee to say prayers for you. A typical charge is $4.95 per month to say three prayers specified by you each day.

"We use state of the art text to speech synthesizers to voice each prayer at a volume and speed equivalent to typical person praying," the company states. "Each prayer is voiced individually, with the name of the subscriber displayed on screen."