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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."

Nov 28, 2023

Happiness, a term often thrown around in casual conversation, in literature, and in the very founding documents of the United States, has become a central goal for many. But where did this obsession with happiness originate, and is it potentially destructive? Could the concept of 'contentment' serve as a healthier alternative? And crucially, is it possible for an entire society to achieve happiness simultaneously, and if not, what implications does this have for those left in the shadows of this pursuit?