Counter-Inspirational Memes

Inspirational quotes over pretty scenery gets you nowhere. These at least have you laughing.  

Posted on by Brent Bainto
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One thing I truly abhor about Internet culture is the popularity of inspirational memes. Y’know, the fancy typeface quotes over stock photos of ambient sceneries like trees or sunsets.

They’re everywhere. I see at least a dozen whenever I open any social network feed. By convention, these sappily composed little presentations are intended to be epiphanic (I guess). They’re nice pre-thought packages ready for uncritical sharing. Kind of like greeting cards; most of the effort’s cut out for you.

In lieu of that, I am glad to say there is a pleasingly overwhelming amount of counter-composed bits directly attacking the inspirational meme pandemic. Here are some of the best: 

Tags: memes , internet , culture


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