Ideas to Die For

Here we have philosopher Daniel Dennett applying Darwinian thought to human thinking, all of which gets him into the intriguing concept of “memes,” infectious ideas that can subvert our survival instincts and threaten whole cultures. It’s another good bit of thinking from TED Talks.

Mark Linsenmayer is a writer and musician who hosts the podcast The Partially Examined Life and has just released this sleazy version of a Michael Jackson tune.

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