Jamal Lyksett, M.A., J.D, is a philosophy professor at the University of Idaho. He teaches Buddhism, Critical Thinking, Ethics, and Historical Figures of Philosophy. We discussed the ties between early Buddhism and Hinduism, Buddhist philosophy, Nietzsche, and the similarities between Buddhism and western existential thought. The outro background music was a courtesy of Brock Tanya–a music producer and good friend–he is the sole owner and distributor of this music. For any questions, comments, or suggestions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Facebook (@podcast.into.the.absurd), Instagram (into.the.absurd), Twitter (AbsurdInto), or Reddit (r/Into_the_Absurd). Thank you for listening.