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David Boles: Human Meme

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This Human Meme podcast is the inflection point for what it means to live a life of knowing. We are in the critical moment of human induction. David Boles is a writer, publisher, teacher, lyricist and author living and working in New York City. He has dedicated his life to founding the irrevocable aesthetic. Be a Human Meme!

This Human Meme podcast is the inflection point for what it means to live a life of knowing. We are in the critical moment of human induction. David Boles is a writer, publisher, teacher, lyricist and author living and working in New York City. He has dedicated his life to founding the irrevocable aesthetic. Be a Human Meme!
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This Human Meme podcast is the inflection point for what it means to live a life of knowing. We are in the critical moment of human induction. David Boles is a writer, publisher, teacher, lyricist and author living and working in New York City. He has dedicated his life to founding the irrevocable aesthetic. Be a Human Meme!

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@DavidBoles

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English

Contact:

212.321.3700


Episodes

Mormons and the Doomsday Prepper

1/18/2018
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Those who prepare to live -- also prepare to die! In this Human Meme podcast, host David Boles rallies to the cry of The Doomsday Prepper who is always scheming to die to survive; and, in some ways, so too, is the faithful Mormon family. What happens when those of us who are not Preppers, or Mormons, also survive the end of the world? Do we all share everything? Can you kill enough people who want to take the stuff you stored? These are the conundrums of modern living that will bite, and...

Duration: 00:14:36


Every 100 Years, New People

1/11/2018
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Every century, or so, we are all replaced! In this Human Meme podcast episode, David Boles wonders if we really understand how to manage our hundred year window on life, or if we waste ourselves, elusively, in the search for meaning in work, and in the hope of connecting with another.

Duration: 00:12:58


Václav Havel: Velvet Revolution Playwright President

1/4/2018
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Václav Havel was a Playwright Head of State. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles, finds delight in the life of Václav Havel, who spent a lifetime of learning to defeat Communism in Czechoslovakia, and who then became a democratically leader of the free world. A Liberal Arts education matters and has grand substance beyond the theoretical and the performance.

Duration: 00:12:51


To Free Or Not To Free!

12/28/2017
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Life is now about paying for access to the best people. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles shares his realization that to be a fully propagated person, you have to pay to play. You pay the doctor to see you without insurance. You pay The Ivy League, not for just an education, but for access to knowing... people; and this is all the start of opening your wallet to buy your way into more than a middling life.

Duration: 00:13:19


When All the Old Haunts Disappear

12/21/2017
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We cannot go home again, except to ghosts. We try to return to the living, but we fail because we are unable to recognize, from afar, what we once knew, is no longer. In this Human Meme podcast episode, David Boles steps us back in time to demonstrate how only those who escape, are able to know what was has been lost in the bones.

Duration: 00:13:14


Like a Peter Stone

12/14/2017
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A rolling Peter Stone gathers no moss -- nor constructive criticism! In this Human Meme podcast episode, David Boles shares a memory of Peter Stone and his -- "Rule of Threes" -- when it came to revising a Broadway show. Manipulation! Cruelty! Beauty! They're all here, waiting for your discovery as the core of the human, dramatic, condition!

Duration: 00:18:05


Relinquishing Hope Only With Your Life

12/7/2017
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We live to love, but we are only valued as beings for our data bits. In this Human Meme podcast episode, host David Boles examines how we fail to negotiate the important bytes of us when it comes to doing business in a charitable world built against us.

Duration: 00:12:18


Helicopter Parents at Work

11/30/2017
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Helicopter Parents believe their child's job interview belongs to them. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles reveals the theory of the "hovering parent" who cannot let go -- and cut the apron and purse strings -- that will enable their child to live a free, and uninhibited, life away from them.

Duration: 00:10:14


Saving the Trust Fund Baby

11/23/2017
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What do we make of those born into wealth? Do we envy them? Or do we pity them? We have been taught to worship wealth, but how do those born into a bank account revere what they did not earn? In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles dives into the Trust dividend to fund those caught between the coattails of the dead.

Duration: 00:13:17


Carrion in the Coffin

11/16/2017
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"Leave me in the garden." That's what David Boles told his UMDNJ Public Health Students to do with him after they refused to leave his dead body in the gutter. In this Human Meme podcast, we dig into the bones of us to discover what is really left behind in the coffin.

Duration: 00:10:01


In Defense of Mansplaining

11/9/2017
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"Mansplaining" is a gender-specific cudgel for punishment! In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles unravels the hoary definition of Mansplaining -- in the historic context of -- The Male Chauvinist Pig, the Nag, the Backseat Driver and I Love Lucy.

Duration: 00:07:57


90 Day Fiancé

11/2/2017
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Do we marry for love or a green card? That's the conundrum TLC presents us in their 90 Day Fiancé reality television series. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles discovers love is always bound in money, and tied to the anchor of green card citizenship.

Duration: 00:12:36


David Meisenholder: Naming the Child Predator

10/24/2017
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David Meisenholder preyed on children. David Meisenholder died in 1999, but his molestation continues from the grave. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles looks back on 40 years of terror as he shares his experience fending off the sexual advances of a -- Tidy Monster -- who hid in plain sight, in the spotlight, of the public square.

Duration: 00:28:30


All the Good People Are Taken

10/19/2017
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Being alone is painful. How do we live in a world where everyone good, and righteous, is already connected with someone else? In this Human Meme podcast episode, David Boles unearths the values of belonging, and of the perils of coveting -- all in the unified, identified, effort of finding that one, certain someone, you can love.

Duration: 00:15:54


Sex as a Commodity

10/11/2017
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How do we negotiate the power dyad between the sexes? In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles examines the nature of sexual human attraction, and the powerful abuses therein. Did the catching of the predator begin in the modern world with Monica's Blue Dress? How should we view the victim who accepts a check to keep quiet in the future? How do we mark the real heroes who stand against the monster, and fight in the light of day?

Duration: 00:11:36


Fake News and the Baldfaced Confession

10/4/2017
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Those who speak of Fake News are spreading the thin lie of the truth. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles chips away at the cheapening of a moral reality by those with vested, evil, interests in obscuring what is really happening in fact without fiction.

Duration: 00:10:37


Genesis of Moral Authority

9/27/2017
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How do we interpret our moral code? Are we born "bad in the shell" as Shakespeare believed? Or are we taught to be evil, and our goodness must be earned, and never purchased? Join David Boles in this Human Meme podcast as he struggles to endure the immoral among us.

Duration: 00:13:16


Have Gun -- Will Hire People With Dreams

9/21/2017
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Be not afraid of those who work for you so they may realize their own dreams. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles recalls the right lessons of the classic television Western, "Have Gun -- Will Travel," and the lessons that show still leaves on us, to teach us today, about dreams, and belonging, and helping other people in need, even when it conflicts with our own best interests.

Duration: 00:11:47


Once is Always Enough: To Punish You, I Will Do Without

9/14/2017
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A short history of Racism and Genderism in America. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles takes on the notion that the majority power prefers to do without -- than to share their wealth and privilege -- with the poor and the genetically undeserving. From the "Whites Only" Pool, to the darkness of "Title IX" Voodoo Economics, no harbor is safe from the discrimination of the power majority against the basest, minority, interest.

Duration: 00:16:12


Oedipus Among Us: The Sad and Sorry State of Debralee Scott

9/7/2017
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If we only knew then what we know now, would we still want to live? That question has bedeviled the human mind for a millennia. In this Human Meme Podcast, David Boles travels back in time to meet the young actress Debralee Scott -- to ask her about the life, the tragic end, that would befall her in a few short years -- and to wonder, with her, and against her, if the rest of her life would have been worth living.

Duration: 00:14:07

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