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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 9 years ago

♦♦♦Can a meme be evil?♦♦♦?

Evil meme is evil.

Update:

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    If so deemed and labeled. Declarationism... "consensus reality".

    Dennet and Dawkins might note that memes seem to alter their hosts behavior to promote their own survival. They might also note that we alter the meme to promote the meme's survival.

    I would note Lefty and David Rea's First Law of Evolution. (... F ... f ... F...) Form derives from function, which derives from form, which derives from function...

    If a meme is treated as alive in this sense, it is no more evil or good than a gene trying to replicate.

    Meme is meme is meme is meme.

    Source(s): TED Talks, Daniel Dennett, "Dangerous Memes" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzGjEkp772s
  • 9 years ago

    I don't think so. Memes are not conscious. They might be dangerous, but not evil. For the same reason, a smallpox virus particle is dangerous, but not evil.

    Someone who consciously and intentionally infects someone else with smallpox might be evil. Same thing for some one who consciously and intentionally infects someone else's mind with a dangerous meme.

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    Regards,

    John Popelish

  • 4 years ago

    mmm ur profile pic tho

  • 9 years ago

    Well, it would have to actually encourage people to be bad...

    "greed is good" qualifies in my opinion.

    No. It's not. It's a defect in character, actually.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Oh no you don't *turns you forward, shoves my face in your bosom and squeezes you*

    That's the stuff!

  • 9 years ago

    Awww jeepers (((Dawnkey))),that's a bunch of STUFF..

    EDIT..*sorry for the language*...

  • Naw...

    Its originator could be a real jerk, though.

    Source(s): ...unless of course the meme's name is "evil." Or, if Evel Kinevel was the meme. That'd be cool, 'cause memes with jet-propulsion are cool.
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    OHHH YOU! You and your questions! I love them.. AND I LOVE YOU!

    Hmm... Goodnight?

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