Friday, January 16, 2009

The Politics of Culture: 'The Tyranny of Dead Ideas'

On Tuesday, I guest-hosted the Politics of Culture on KCRW-FM. I interviewed Left, Right & Center host Matt Miller whose new book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas, is a fascinating discussion of certain assumptions we have come to believe as a culture and how they impact our ability to progress economically and socially. For example, Matt theorizes that the idea your kids will automatically be more successful than you is one that is not true and may actually hinder them. You can listen to the complete interview here.