What is The Drunken Taoist?

The Drunken Taoist is a bi-monthly podcast by writer/martial artist/college professor/whatever-label-you-feel-like-adding Daniele Bolelli. One of the monthly episodes features discussions and interviews with one or more guests. The other includes the infamous Bolelli rants and verbal Tai Chi with co-host Rich Evirs.

In terms of topics covered by the show, the common thread is whatever makes life intense, passionate and worth living. Anything that meets this requirement is fair game—regardless of whether the starting point is religion, politics, sex, martial arts, philosophy, history, or any other specific field.

Episode 246 - Paul Bergmann

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Today, the wonderful Paul Bergmann joins us to chat about his career in football, playing with John Elway, CTE, the paradox of how protective equipment can make some sports more dangerous, Ngannou vs. Fury, Indonesian history, Paul's family experience with ethnicity, the cognitive dissonance of combat sports, Savannah watching her own fights, Paul's interpretation of "Love your enemy", Paul's experience with Christianity, and much more!

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