Daniel Dennett: How Memes Made Minds

Philosopher Dan Dennett makes a compelling argument that not only don’t we understand our own consciousness, but that half the time our brains are actively fooling us. Dan Dennett argues that human consciousness and free will are the result of physical processes. His 2003 book “Freedom Evolves” explores how our brains evolved to give us…

Athene’s Theory of Everything

‘Athene’s Theory of Everything’ documents the research that has been the reason why Chiren Boumaaza, aka ‘Athene’, disappeared from his usual viral YouTube series for the past year. Known mainly for his record-setting World of Warcraft and online poker stunts and his extravagant character in his videos, Boumaaza had long been seen as a genius…