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David Boles: Human Meme

Welcome to the David Boles: Human Meme podcast! You may subscribe via Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Spotify and RSS or your own podcast player. We explore ideas of knowing, merits of sharing, and the danger of thought -- as one listener wrote about this podcast; "Mindfulness with an edge" and another said, "You have the spirit of philosophy; you inspire dialectic thoughts." David Boles lives at, writes for, and publishes with David Boles' memetic conundrum considers the braided prairie pause against the sinking sky: "I can't see what it is; and I don't know what it isn't."

May 30, 2019

Democracies fall apart without a shared moral core. If the idea of a Democracy has no set of impenetrable values set alongside it, the whole matter will fail into the ash of a great idea without execution.

May 23, 2019

Taste is trained, not inborn. Through those we admire, we learn how to influence the world with grace, aesthetic, and taste. Listen to the lessons of jeweler Fred T. Witt, movie star June Perry Levine, director Marshall Jamison, professor Howard Stein, and editrix Hilda Raz, for inspiration into the next. 

May 16, 2019

How do we handle the treacherous in genius? Can we still celebrate Michael Jackson's music, while full well knowing of his violation of groomed children? Do we cast out Elizabeth Holmes from society for being a lying, but lost, visionary?

May 9, 2019

How can an entire state be "self-deprecating?" It isn't possible, and so here is the "2018 Private History of an Advertising Campaign That Failed" -- as one Nebraska Tourism slogan gets sloughed off for a second slug line that spills better, bites funnier, and fills the heart with more than a fart.

May 2, 2019

People live to take our money. The Long Con. The Short Con. The Street Con. They all have one objective, to suck you in and rip you off. Learn how to spot these cons, and how to defend the sacredness of your pocket.