Just what the heck is a mind virus?
A mind virus is a metaphor for an idea which shares many of the same characteristics of a biological virus, only instead of infecting the body, it infects the mind.
For example, the word ‘virus’ means “toxic” or “poison.” A bio-virus is toxic to the body, poisons it and and makes it sick.
A mind virus is a toxic or poisonous thought or idea that undermines our psychological health. A mind viruses can:
- Impair your judgment;
- Make you act against your own interests;
- Prevent your success in life;
- Prevent you from enjoying your life.
Let’s see. . . impairs your judgment, makes you act against your own interests, prevents success in life and prevents you from enjoying your life.
Hmmmm? How many of those toxic effects apply to your porn habit? For me, all of them did.
Sounds like pornography could be classified as a mind virus.
What do you think?