Over time, creative destruction becomes faster, less predictable, and harder to contain.
A networked world is a less predictable world. There are ways to make it more predictable. But you're not going to like them.
Technology was always good at spreading bad ideas. Now, it is starting to produce them directly.
China approaches memes in the same way it approaches pandemics. Its "Zero Covid" policy aims to control tiny aerosol particles that carry infectious viruses. And its censorship policy seeks to control tiny bits of information that carry contagious ideas. As I pointed out in The Meme Leak Theory, China doesn't