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Commentary: George North is famous at last

Plagiarism is impossible to avoid. Unless you speak glossolalicly - "in tongues" - your words, phrases and systems of metaphor are not your private inventions. And if you've found yourself saying "cuck" or "double down" or "take a knee" in the last year - as if they just suddenly seemed right - you can be sure you inhaled those devilishly infectious memes like second-hand smoke.

Some information analysts even believe that meme campaigns on social media, especially the tendentious ones circulated by bots and trolls, compromise our cognitive security, exploiting mental vulnerabilities to false and dangerous narratives in the disorientation

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