235 The Forgotten War Part 24
Remember the words of Voltaire who said "anyone who can convince you of absurdities can get you to commit atrocities."
By Jeff Westfall
The Martial Brain Podcast explores the intersection between the martial arts, scientific skepticism, critical thinking, and that wacky organ that floats between our ears. It is part of Jeff Westfall's effort to help lift the martial arts out of the quagmire of hundreds of years of magical thinking and misconception.
208 Inter-species Combat Part 1
The Roman practice of pitting humans against animals in the arena not only slaked the blood-lust of cheering crowds, it also appealed to the human obsession with hierarchical organization; in particular seeking evidence to help answer who and what would ...