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.