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It's called, simply, "Place." And it's a blank canvas that internet forum Reddit gave its users to create with on Friday. Was it a strange April Fool's joke or a social experiment to see how quickly things devolved into penises and memes?

"There is an empty canvas," the description of the page reads. "You may place a tile upon it, but you must wait to place another. Individually you can create something. Together you can create something more."

At the time of publishing, 61.2K people are on the page, working away to attempt to build art with each other, or to selfishly destroy what others have created before them. Already today I saw Mona Lisa go from this:

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Lisa chillen w a weed leaf.
Lisa chillen w a weed leaf.

To this:

Whoa.
Whoa.

Are humans inherently good or inherently bad? Are we altruists or individualists? Are we horny assholes or nice people? I think all the answers are probably inside "Place," if you care to stick around and watch humanity dissolve, and be reborn dozens of times over, in the form of cartoon characters, flags and Pink Floyd cover art.

Sources: TNW