Cost of Glory

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Alex gets interviewed by Ben Wilson of How to Take Over the World
In this episode: 

-What's in store
-What Alex is listening to
-Why Cost of Glory exists
-Why biography is energizing
-What the greats, ancient and modern, have in common
-The true meaning of Zeal

What is Cost of Glory?

The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Western civilization. The cost of glory is always great. Visit to find out more.