The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch

By Jonathan Gottschall
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"The Professor in the Cage" by Jonathan Gottschall is a captivating memoir that delves into the author's journey from academia to mixed martial arts.Driven by a desire to understand the allure of fighting and its primal roots, Gottschall decides to step into the cage himself.With a compelling mix of personal narrative, scientific research, and philosophical reflections, he explores the profound physical and psychological effects of combat sports.Through grueling training and challenging fights, Gottschall experiences first-hand both the exhilaration and the brutality of the sport.But his exploration doesn't end there – he investigates the evolutionary origins of human violence, the role of aggression in society, and the ethics of fighting.Thought-provoking and introspective, "The Professor in the Cage" offers a unique perspective on the complexities of human nature and the primal instinct hidden within us all.
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