Re: DIPLOMACY: Memetic Morphing

James Rogers (
Fri, 13 Nov 1998 12:20:58 -0800

At 11:49 AM 11/13/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Patrick wrote:
>> >my inner geek wrote:
>> >
>> >> Does anyone know of any systematic deprogramming techniques that can
>> >> be used to efficiently reprogram Regilious believe systems to
>> >> rational belief systems?
>> >
>> >its easier than it sounds ken. just send em images of westerners
>> >being themselves. having fun. our sitcoms would work just
>> >fine.
>> So how do you explain the all be born again Christians in your country?
>> They don't have TV?
>Don't laugh. :( I grew up in a strict fundy home,
>and we *didn't* have a TV for most of my childhood
>and teenage years.

Same here. However, it seems my mind was corrupted anyway ;^) Seriously though, among fundamentalist Christians this is very common. Children are often "shielded" from all non-controlled media sources.

-James Rogers