Gentlemen! We just concluded another round of Ask Didact Anything Day on my Telegram channel, which is your chance as a member of the community (such as it is) to ask questions to yer very 'eavy, very 'umble Warrior-Servant. We got a really good battery of questions in for today's podcast, and I was very pleased to take some time to answer them all:
Dan: Which European country is in the worst shape socially and economically? And which would you expect to see collapse first?
SupremeCannon: Progozhin said there were other PMC's operating alongside Wagner. (Gazprom has a PMC?! Shoigu has a PMC?!) Is Russia really that freewheeling, militarily speaking?
WB: Can I borrow a dollar?
AK: When people are willingly rushing towards their demise and moral decay is this a sign of the coming dark ages? To clarify further: I understand that we had difficult times in the past because people were misinformed, but is this the time that St. Anthony prophesized? The masses are not just misinformed. They truly convinced themselves that modern lunatic and satanic rules/practices coming from the elites, are good for them.
GW: Is the current round of US bank failures the beginning of the end of the US financial system, or will they be able to kick the can down the road a few more years?
Randale6: As I have been browsing the various forums available for international teachers I have noticed that certain countries and areas as being deemed "hardship" locations. Said locales are easier to get jobs at as they get less applicants and thus have to be a bit more open-minded. One of the areas mentioned is Central Asia (e.g Mongolia and all the stans) and I personally feel drawn to the old silk road. Do you have any experience of the Central Asian locales at all?
Dan: I see the Kombat Kats as well as plenty of dogs in your posts. Are you a cat or dog person and why?
I have to confess that I missed out on one question - which was kind of stupid, because it was literally the first one in the list, and somehow I managed to skip over it entirely. I will address that one specifically in a voice message on my Telegram channel. Here's the question:
MK: Are there good Russian history media in English or do I have to get off my lazy butt and actually learn Russian?
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