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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 6, 2024

The genesis of dystopian literature can be traced back to the burgeoning industrial age, where rapid technological advancement and societal upheaval began to stir deep-seated fears and anxieties about the future. Thomas More's "Utopia," published in 1516, though fundamentally a work about a perfect society, ironically laid the groundwork for its antithesis, dystopia, by presenting a world so perfect that it ironically highlighted its unattainability.