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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."

Jan 9, 2024

In this exploration, we'll wander into the nuanced transformation of beauty ideals, tracing the contours of eyes and lips, the architecture of noses and cheeks, and the flowing or cropped crowns of hair that have defined eras. As we traverse through the ages, we'll see how the societal and cultural lenses have colored our perceptions of beauty, shifting from the cherubic cheeks of the Renaissance to the high cheekbones and defined eyebrows of today. We'll ponder over the high foreheads of medieval times, the elaborate hairdos of the Victorians, and the bold lip forms that have spoken volumes across generations.