Students Walk Out on Lecture About Memes When Religion is Used as an Example
Students Walk Out on Lecture About Memes When Religion is Used as an Example. August 19, 2014 by Hemant Mehta. Susan Blackmore, author of the book The Meme Machine, was giving a lecture recently at the Oxford Royale Academy to a group of 17-18-year-olds.That’s part of the power of religious memes: They’re so strong that some believers can’t even handle listening to any critiques of it, even objectively sound ones.
Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Henry Cejudo of the United States celebrates after defeating Shingo Matsumoto of Japan to win the gold medal in the men's 55kg freestyle wrestling event at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)