Memes and Viruses of the Mind

“Consciously spreading ideas you consider important is one way to combat mind viruses.”

from Virus of the mind: the new science of the meme
by Richard Brodie
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13 thoughts on “Memes and Viruses of the Mind

  1. […] this brief introduction on memes and memetics I would like to open a new ‘chapter’ on my blog for listing cultural memes surrounding us in present time. Watch this space and feel free […]

  2. […] Supported by novels, songs, movies, television & magazines, this “Happy ever after” meme became one of the most pervasive viruses  of the mind in the 20th century. Although romantic […]

  3. […] love of a real person, that survived the loss of illusions created in our minds by the myths and memes of romantic […]

  4. […] love, only with the myths around it. Clean your relationship from all the unrealistic myths and memes and enjoy real love with a real person happily ever […]

  5. […] this picture he might give you $5,000 etc. There is a large amount of inaccurate information and viruses of the mind circling on the internet. We know that we can’t trust everything we read on Facebook or […]

  6. […] pattern of this world. Be yourself and push hard for positive change in this world by combating negative mind viruses and replacing them with positive […]

  7. Very Interesting! Thanks

  8. […] we like, let’s still remember to follow the same steps before sharing it to avoid spreading false memes and viruses of the mind. As H. L. Mencken once said, “Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to […]

  9. motherhood says:

    Very Interesting! It isn’t easy to find quality stuff.

    • Otrazhenie says:

      Glad that you found these resources useful. You are right – it is always very hard to find good information. This blog is my ‘treasure basket’, where I store all the interesting and insightful treasures I come across. you are welcome to use them whenever you like 🙂

  10. […] “Seeing means perceiving reality as objectively as possible, and things as they are. It means X-ray eyes seeing through celebrities to products being marketed, through a board’s trusted politicians to finances lying hidden (seeing beyound the memes and viruses of the mind). […]

  11. […] influences upon the way we think and see the world around us. Unfortunately, media is full of viruses of the mind, which include objectification of […]

  12. […] that deeply ingrained belief. Book after book, painting after painting, they slowly changed that ‘meme’ and eventually serfdom, like slavery, has been […]

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