Ep. 32 Laszlo Karafiath PhD “Meme Wars”

April 12, 2017

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Playing for Team Human today, memeticist and social change agent Laszlo Karafiath PhD.

Laszlo, memetic engineer for Culture 2, shares his analysis of the weaponized media now paralyzing so much of our thought, and tells us what we have to do – collectively – to build our immunity to thought viruses. Together Karafiath and Rushkoff look at the ways we might redeploy memetic power to foster positive social change.

You can learn more about Karafiath’s work at www.purposeandplay.com or follow him on twitter.

Also on today’s show–Rushkoff on avoiding the rabbit holes of speculation and distraction in the context of war and the volatile Trump administration. How might we get back to the work of rebuilding society rather than being pulled deeper into the sensationalized narratives unfolding on our screens?

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