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Contra-Memes
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Contra-memes act by making their hosts automatically reject memes that do not fit the dominant cognitive structures. Often they act by creating a strong emotional response or attributing negative traits to the meme (knee-jerk reactions). In the same way pro- memes create positive attributions of certain memes and ease their assimilation.

External Contra-Memes

An infection may be subject to contra-memes, trying to "cure" the infection after it has become active, as opposed to a contra-memes struggle to prevent an infection in the decoding phase. A contra-meme does not have to be specifically directed towards its counterpart, it only has to counteract the intention of its counterpart. Survival requires a meme to withstand their attacks. Many obviously false but firmly believed memes can be surprisingly tenacious in the face of opposing evidence (Gross 1996).



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