Chiefs to Kings Preview
Episode II comes out Thursday!
The History of Man Podcast is already one of the top history podcasts in Portugal and Sweden.
How? Why? I have no clue.
But as any new conqueror, we’ll take the territory we can get.
Here’s a little preview of Episode II:
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Episode II will be out on Thursday. (Wednesday for paid subscribers).
Apologies for the delay. There were a few things I needed to tweak about this episode before publishing. And I’m still adjusting to new my father schedule.
Episode II takes us through the Bronze Age, visiting the Sumerian, Akkadian, and Egyptian Empire. We’ll see how some men were able to evolve from chiefs to kings. And how in the process other men had to be devolve into peasants…
The episode covers:
History’s first war, first empire, and first fully centralized state.
The art of “statecraft” as an extension of the dominance hierarchy.
The fissure in male psychology as explained by Nietzsche’s Master and Slave Morality
Why we can blame bread (and rice) for the suppression of masculinity
How the Us vs. Them paradigm is constructed, and why it was necessary
If you listen on Spotify or Apple make sure you’ve hit “Follow” to be notified the minute it’s out :)