49 min

Teddy Bears Are History's Most Subversive Toy Build For Tomorrow

    • Technology

The teddy bear: Is it cute and cuddly, or a “horrible monstrosity” that’ll destroy humanity? In 1907, many people feared the worst — that this new toy would ruin young girls’ developing maternal instincts, and lead us to a terrible fate. This is the story of how the teddy bear changed us all… and how we then changed the bear.

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The teddy bear: Is it cute and cuddly, or a “horrible monstrosity” that’ll destroy humanity? In 1907, many people feared the worst — that this new toy would ruin young girls’ developing maternal instincts, and lead us to a terrible fate. This is the story of how the teddy bear changed us all… and how we then changed the bear.

Get in touch!
Web: jasonfeifer.com
Email. jasonfeifer@gmail.com
Twitter / Instagram: @heyfeifer
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49 min

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