The world already has too many people – 7.3 billion. It’ll probably hit over 11 billion by the end of the century. Too many people, too few resources, too much damage to the environment. Disaster, Disaster, Disaster. But that doesn’t answer the question. Do people have the right to have children or not?
April 24 : Memes: Viruses of the Mind?
Gangnam style, Lolcats, and Chuck Norris’ superhuman feats are all memes – units of cultural...
April 17 : Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times
If the Ancients found themselves transported to the modern world, they would have much to learn...
April 10 : Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?
The old metaphysical question – why anything exists at all – has perplexed and intrigued...
I bet that when most people hear the word ‘meme’ they think of the Internet and the viral spread of things like planking. Or maybe new expressions like LOL, or Gangnam style or the Harlem shake. This week's program may touch on that stuff, but that’s mostly not what we want to discuss.