The Plague in Literature and Life

According to Rene Girard, plague is an omnipresent theme in literature. It features prominently in the stories of the great bards of history: Homer, Sophocles, Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, and Camus to name but a few. It spans the whole spectrum of literary genres: epic, tragedy, short story, sonnet, novels, history, science fiction, and science. In […]

Classic Interviews: David Bentley Hart On The Politics Of Jesus

In 2018, David Gornoski sat down with eminent theologian David Bentley Hart who had just released his translation of the New Testament. The two discussed and sparred over topics such as property rights, victimless crimes, jury nullification and socialism. Watch the video above to relive that interview. Syndicated writer, radio host, and A Neighbor’s Choice […]

Oedipus, The Romanovs, And The Individual In The Pandemic

In monarchy… it is a matter of the victim being still alive, one that has not yet been sacrificed. In the case of divinity, by contrast, the interpretation accentuates a victim that has already been sacrificed and it is a matter of the sacred having been already expelled from the community. In the former example, […]

Jeff Deist On The Coming COVID-19 Crash

Jeff Deist, president of Mises Institute, returns to the show to discuss the big question that has businesses, investors, and the average wage-earners worried: Do we have an economic crash on the horizon? Also, what is going on with Trump’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’ project? “Grandiosity in every other walk of life is good,” Jeff Deist […]

Ben Freeman and Burt Walker: How Qatar Took DC And The Drug War

How deeply has Qatar influenced our government? Very deep, claims Ben Freeman. The Director of the Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative joins David Gornoski to explore his groundbreaking report on Qatar’s rise in DC power. Also, businessman and novelist Burt Walker discusses his perspective on the war on drugs from a dad’s frontline exposure. Listen to […]

Dr. Weiping Yu Returns With Science And U

David Gornoski wants us to ignore the political drama and focus on dismantling the monster; he explains how we can do that. Also in the show, Dr. Weiping Yu returns to discuss recent findings which reassert that salmon respond to Earth’s magnetic field whilst swimming in oceans. Dr. Yu says that this finding perfectly aligns […]

Jack Posobiec: What’s Going On in Pennsylvania’s Nursing Homes?

OANN reporter Jack Posobiec joins the show to explain what’s been going on in Pennsylvania’s nursing homes which are seeing a rise in COVID-19 dead rates. Shockingly, Jack Posobiec tells us, the secretary of health responsible for overseeing the nursing homes had moved her elderly mother out of a facility just before the spike in […]

Man is the Measure of All Things: The Scale of the Pandemic and Everything Else

Originally appeared on the Aquila Report. We would do well to remember that when the infinite, eternal, and unchangeable God entered the world, he did so on a human scale. The cross upon which Christ died, and tomb in which he was laid, and from which he was raised, were both according to the measurement […]

Peter Schiff On The Pandemic Pandemonium

Investment guru Peter Schiff, the author of ‘The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy,’ calls in to talk about the economic disarray caused by the government shutdowns and bailouts. Schiff argues that the government should cut down it’s spending to mitigate the crisis. “If you’re getting benefits but can’t buy anything, what good are the benefits […]

Blake Boles: Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids To School?

What do we do to make sure that future generations can think for themselves? How can we help teachers bring some creativity to the table? Blake Boles, author of ‘Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids To School?’, says that the answers lie in removing coercion from our education system. The discussion centers around the […]