RE: Scientology

From: Lawrence DeBivort (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 17:42:04 GMT

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    Excellent observation, Ted. And not just with regard to 'pathological'

    Can a person infected by a meme casually tell the difference between the
    meme and what is 'real'? My gut feeling is that the two may be
    indistinguishable to the person. The content of a well-received meme
    becomes an undistinguishable part of the person's sense of reality.


    > The idea of mind control is rendered superfluous by memetics. You don't
    > need to wield power over people's thoughts when your memes are colonizing
    > their minds. You don't have to be consciously trying to enslave them.
    > Rather than the recruiter controlling the mind of the victim,
    > both are under
    > the sway of pathological memes.

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