The Evolution of Ideas

January 5, 2012

Hour 1: From the archives – What allows some ideas to survive, while others are forgotten? We explored the subject in August with writer and filmmaker Jonnie Hughes [1], who toured the Midwestern United States in an effort to study the natural history of ideas. His resulting book is “On the Origin of Tepees: The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves)” (Free Press, 2011).

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[1] Jonnie Hughes: http://www.jonniehughes.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/139721136/KERA_139721136.mp3

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