Episode Number: 1091
Episode Guest: Daniele Bolelli
Original Airdate: March 14, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Square Cash, MVMT Watches, ZipRecruiter
Guest Bio: Daniele Bolelli is an Italian author, professor, and martial artist. His podcast called History on Fire is available on Apple Podcasts, and his most recent book Not Afraid is available now.
Topics Discussed: Talk about Daniele’s podcast History on Fire; how Daniele prepares for his podcasts; life today is as good as it’s ever been; the worst times in history are when mob mentality takes over; the average person is weak; Silas Soule talk; the slaughter of Native Americans; European diseases and Native Americans; Dan Flores’ “Bison Ecology and Bison Diplomacy” paper; Coyote America book; talk about coyotes; Justin Brown; Daniele talks about dogs; there have always been good people and horrible people; Tribe book; people romanticize native cultures; Sioux/Lakota Indians; elk behavior in Yellowstone; there’s never been a group of successful humans who were pacifists; Plymouth and Merrymount; why do cults always fail; people just need to be decent human beings; people gravitate towards those who say they have the answers; leaders; Dan Carlin’s Common Sense podcast; people desire clear answers; Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie; Joe says Dan Carlin and Daniele are providing entertaining history lessons in podcast form; Genghis Khan: The Exhibit; Mongol bows; History on Fire episode on Spartacus; Joe talks about going to Rome and touring Italy; Caravaggio; penis sizes in historical artwork; more talk about historical art; what did they jerk off to in the past; Victorians didn’t cover table and chair legs because of sexual repression; the Middle East and sexual repression; do repressed cultures think about sex more often; porn is too easy to access today; the more you make something taboo, the more people will obsess about it; Joe talks about the first time he got drunk; hiding alcohol from kids; it’s better to explain something than to forbid it; (1:00:00) drinking wine instead of water in the past; beaver fever; people used to drink so much in the past; alcohol is a great social lubricant, but it removes doubt; doubt is important; the wisdom of insecurity; the really smart people are really nervous; confidence; Daniele’s girlfriend fights MMA professionally; sleeping before fights; do things happen for a reason; the universe is a weird place; humans are connected in a way we haven’t figured out yet; you can tell when someone is creepy; knowing who you will connect with; it’s amazing the United States became the number one superpower in the world; Toba catastrophe theory; humans are a weird animal; humans have an insane range of choices; people are more interested in controlling the expression and thinking of others more than ever before; Joe thinks more people are leaning right today because of the left; as a teacher, Daniele hasn’t experienced the political correctness that is going on today in the United States; Joe talks about Bret Weinstein and Evergreen College; the influence of media on people; more talk about the left and right and tribalism; social media talk; looking at the present day through the eyes of someone from the future; where do we go from here; EATR robot; 1983 Soviet nuclear false alarm; we have access to technology we don’t understand; you wouldn’t want to survive an apocalyptic catastrophe; everyone’s life will come to an end; a startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is 100% fatal; Elon Musk sending people to mars to die; things are changing too quickly; why is it easy to remember songs; babies and music; Conan the Barbarian (1982) movie; Conan the Barbarian (2011) movie; Arnold Schwarzenegger; talk about writing; more Conan talk; Amazon developing Conan TV series; Goliath Amazon series; Netflix won’t tell anyone anything about ratings/viewership; Daniele still gets DVDs from Netflix; Vikings TV show; more talk about Amazon and Netflix streaming services; Apple to spend $4.2 billion developing original content; (2:00:00) Joe says he’s not as busy as people think he is and that he manages his time well; talk about education and the future of learning online; teaching a martial arts class; Daniele talks about the history of martial arts; how much martial arts has changed; catch wrestling; Japan and martial arts; China and Japan; Theodore Roosevelt learned judo; more talk about Roosevelt; hard times create hard men; Daniele tells a Jack Johnson story; racism at the turn of the century; more Jack Johnson talk; Jim Jeffries talk; more talk about boxing in the past; Unforgivable Blackness documentary; Crazy Horse talk; visions/premonitions; A Man Called Horse movie; suspension; turtle hearts beat after death; science teacher fed snapping turtle puppies in school; hypocrisies of the human race.
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