YADA YADA YADA
There are plenty of parody pages out there today done in the style of The Onion. Sometimes these parodies are so close to reality that they seem real. Conversely, there are also websites and personalities that are so ridiculous that they appear to be a parody. Enter the online personality that refers to himself as “Yada”. What or who is Yada satirizing you ask? The answer is…HE IS TOTALLY SERIOUS! It’s not some weird joke. This is a real person that really believes in the nonsense he posts! Look at this-
If you need the wrongness of this image explained to you then you are part of the problem.
A cult leader without a cult is just a crazy person, but Yada does have a following, that’s what makes the brand of gullibility which he promotes so disturbing. If Facebook page likes can be used as a measurement, he has 176,825 followers.
That is way too many people that lack the capacity for basic critical thought. All of these people act as missionaries by sharing his idiotic memes and videos online. This viral proselytizing brings Yada fame and a level of perceived legitimacy. So much so that people feel that they can ask him questions like this-
Yeah, “dying is east” is the perfect answer. Instead of referring this individual to a legitimate source for help, Yada just used http://wisdomofchopra.com. Classy.
I will probably write more about Yada in the future, but for now I leave you with this-