Reno - 2:43 am on Sep 19, 2011 (gmt 0)
I feel sick to my stomach that once I believed them.
You were hardly alone ~ millions were taken in by their genius PR machine.
I think the reason so many of us are close to bitter has to do with your observation ~ we feel used, like we were sold a bill of goods by a fast talking slick salesman and we should have known better.
There was a time when most of us felt like we had a symbiotic relationship with Google, almost like a partner. I haven't felt that way for years, and still, the divorce is painful.