The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves)

June 28, 2012

Hour 1:           From the archives – What allows some ideas to survive, while others are forgotten? We explored the subject last 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/

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