Yesterday, I released the ‘fixed’ version of that horrible t-shirt. You might have seen one or the other. I was shocked to see that the original photo had been shared on facebook 300,000 times. Unfortunately, it has more than doubled.
It’s a start, anyway. I hope people seeing the ‘fixed’ image are actively posting it as a response to the original nastiness wherever it crops up. On a large enough scale, this strategy could influence the real world norms of acceptable discourse.
The original statement has serious implications for god.
- 1) No Omnipotence – god isn’t powerful enough to evade a school system ban.
- 2) No Omnipresence – god isn’t inside the school, so god can’t be everywhere.
- 3) No Omniscience – he didn’t see this coming?
Let’s make facebook like that. I’m not saying you should strike first or attack your family all day. Just don’t shy away from correcting stupid or hateful memes with ‘fixed’ versions.