Episode 63 - Nic Gregoriades and Dynamic Balance

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  • From fleeing genocide to South Africa to London
  • The internet and the NBA Finals
  • The joys and pains of L.A.
  • A lesson in South African history
  • Thoughts on Barack Obama
  • Politics and The Wire
  • Evil manipulation vs. enlightened manipulation
  • Renewable energy: if only we could turn the energy of all the assholes in the world into something that can power up my computer
  • The real story of Pocahontas
  • Disney screenwriters should be in charge of the universe. Real history sucks.
  • Karma: empowering concepts vs. blaming the victim
  • Bowing to the only true Messiah, Dan Carlin
  • Abandoning the notion that we live in a fair universe
  • Human history looks more like Game of Thrones than a Disney movie
  • The mushroom trip from hell
  • All about balance
  • Daniele hates edibles
  • Smoking weed before lunch: bad idea. The podcast with David Seaman.
  • Nic smoking with Joe Rogan
  • The Journey Podcast
  • Nic's jiujitsu background
  • Nic the Nomad
  • Jiujitsu Brotherhood
  • The balance of parenting
  • Mark Cheng and parenting
  • Screw balance... give me some strippers and coke
  • www.jiujitsubrotherhood.com and www.thejourneypodcast.com @jjBrotherhood