Dan Dennett at TED2009

  • Speaking at TED2009
  • February 2009
  • Long Beach, CA

Cute, sexy, sweet and funny -- an evolutionary riddle: Why are babies cute? Why is cake sweet? Philosopher Dan Dennett has answers you wouldn't expect, as he shares evolution's counterintuitive reasoning on cute, sweet and sexy things (plus a new theory from Matthew Hurley on why jokes are funny).