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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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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!

    Performing the Cult of the Offended

    Performing the Cult of the Offended

    Jimmy Carter gave the offended the right to maim and murder. When the offended then grab a knife to take out your eye, or when the offended call in a bomb threat, or when the offended refuse to publish your work for fear of the other, more offended, being even more so highly offended so they make take up a gun and shoot you in the face -- something vital has been lost when the offended have the right to destroy whatever they do not like in the name of their God and their wounded feelings.

    • 14 min
    Facebook Complies to Help Prosecute Nebraska Abortion

    Facebook Complies to Help Prosecute Nebraska Abortion

    There is no guarantee of privacy on the internet. In this Boles.tv live stream highlight, David Boles discusses the conflict between abortion rights, online privacy, and Republican government strongholds. Here is the story of a teenager's abortion gone wrong, Facebook's compliance with a lawful demand for information, and the State of Nebraska's want to punish women for having dominion over their bodies. 

    • 23 min
    A Waardenburg Syndrome Conversation

    A Waardenburg Syndrome Conversation

    Waardenburg Syndrome is a fascinating experience to live. In this Boles.tv live stream highlight, David Boles shares a conversation with his friend, KathyHusker, who lives the life of Waardenburg without a moment of worry or regret. The living is in the life, not in the diagnosis. You can meet Kathy on our Discord server for more information:  

    • 13 min
    Misapplying Mechanical Turk

    Misapplying Mechanical Turk

    Taking one historic hoax and applying it to a future reality is common. In this Boles.tv live stream highlight, David Boles examines the want to take one bad idea, and then applying it to a completely different, worse, notion with the name of the meme being the only connectoid. The Peer Gynt onion, Google AI, Eliza Redux and the Squid Game gameshow are all examples of this misapplication of memeing. 

    • 20 min
    Is Magnus Carlsen on the Spectrum?

    Is Magnus Carlsen on the Spectrum?

    There's nothing wrong with being on the Spectrum. In this Boles.tv live stream highlight, David Boles discusses the Magnus Carlsen decision to not compete in the next World Chess Championship. The conversation then turns to the curious notion that Magnus may be on the Spectrum. 

    • 32 min
    1981 Was a Bloody Year

    1981 Was a Bloody Year

    1981 was the year of the assassin's bloodlust. In this Boles.tv live stream highlight, David Boles shares his memories of one bloody year. In 1981, on March 30, President Regan was shot, on May 13, Pope John Paul II was shot, on October 06 of the same year, Anwar Sadat was murdered. Those "up close and personal" assassination attempts, and successes, were not new to the history of the world, but their cluster effect was raw, fresh, and frightening.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Does Human Meme mean AI?

I only listened to the Rashoman/Kagemusha episode and the narration is so perfect and consistent that my brain is convinced that the voice actor is actually AI software. The actual text of the episode was a little unusual in places and Rashoman is only briefly discussed, Kagemusha not at all, and it would not surprise me if the text was also the product of artifical intellegence software. Listen for yourself and see if I'm just a crazy person.

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How to be a Human Being

David Boles is pretty swell when it comes to discussing what makes us work as people. Memes are for sharing information, and he certainly helps us through understanding why we need to keep teaching and talking to each other as humans. "Be a Human Meme!" is his outcry, and I join him in that shout from the mountaintop!

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