Hacking computers is easy. Hacking humans is easy: they're not that bright, you know? (not you, of course) Advertisers are the original hackers: for decades they have been hacking away at humans, putting ideas and thoughts into their minds. Basically, human emotions are chock full of backdoors, so you can bypass reason and logic altogether. Plus, you can try and distort a person's sense of reality, especially that of those who don't get out much.

Evangelists and purveyors of religion perhaps predate advertisers in the art of hacking humans, short-circuiting reason and logic thourgh neurolinguistic virii and self-propogating memes to coerce humans into blindly serving said evangelists.

Highlights in the history of hacking humans through religion include:

See also: Memes, Virus, Social Engineering, Hacker, Linguistics, Gullible, Enlightenment, Church, Inquisition, Jesuit, Protestant, Lies, Belief, Stupid Cows, Tao, Human Evolution, The Matrix, Richard Dawkins, Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash, Information Theory.

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