Daniele Bolelli is a historian, philosopher, MMA fighter, and a professor. Go check out his podcasts, The Drunken Taoist and History on Fire for fresh looks on both society and history; he has episodes pertaining to some of the most interesting people who ever lived including Bruce Lee, Marcus Aurelius, etc. He is also the author of Create Your Own Religion, On the Warrior’s Path, Not Afraid, and 50 Things You’re Not Supposed to Know: Religion.
We went deep into the absurd on the ways in which civilizations collapse, the dangers of dogmatic thought, and why building a decent government is so incredibly challenging.
Bolelli’s website: http://www.danielebolelli.com/
The Drunken Taoist: https://thedrunkentaoist.com/
History on Fire: https://luminarypodcasts.com/listen/daniele-bolelli/history-on-fire/10c7f0c4-18a7-44e8-ab47-0ba1a54a4c09?gclid=CjwKCAjwybyJBhBwEiwAvz4G7y8zSAvKjMQe4CFEKZtCjXGiAgVFMb_JdUgv-VqZvr-7e9sWj9BfrBoCUSwQAvD_BwE&country=US
His books are on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Daniele-Bolelli/e/B001K896MO%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
Outro provided by Brock Tanya.