THINGS HIDDEN 193: The Christ Haunted Town of Twin Peaks

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta explore David Lynch’s TV series Twin Peaks through a Gospel-oriented anthropological lens. Among the topics covered are Lynch’s cyclical narratives, the truth behind whodunnit mysteries, how the haunting of Laura Palmer translates into the real world, and more. The Twin Peaks analysis video we talk about is here.

THINGS HIDDEN 192: Power Made Perfect

David Gornoski talks about the futility of power-grabbing politics, how to really defeat fear-filled mythologies, the bias against innovation in dissenting media, gnostic/dualistic trappings, co-participating with God in the renewal of the world, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 191: What Made the West Lose its Mind?

David Gornoski is joined by Shane Kennedy and Shannon Braswell for a conversation on the negation of the body in the West, the rise of pseudo-gnosticism, the similarities in modern-day conflicts, returning to signs and wonders, why secularists want to transcend nature, the attempt to return to Nietzschean, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 190: What Is the Katechon? w/ George Boreas

David Gornoski sits down with George Boreas, author of the Modern Malaise, for a conversation on China’s encounter with Western ideas, the paradox of governments, why socio-political unrest is occurring, how media revolution breaks down barriers, and more. Buy the Modern Malaise here.

THINGS HIDDEN 189: What Is the Cornerstone Effect?

What do the cornerstone passages in the Bible refer to? In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski shows us how Jesus is the cornerstone of history, how the aura of the scapegoat attracts us today, how the new order of Christ manifests around us, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 188: Why Envy Motivates Political Discourse

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski addresses the elephant in the room when it comes to online political discourse, i.e. mimetic envy. Why are we always presented with false choices from popular influencers? Why are influencers always bragging about their follower counts? Listen to the whole show to find out.

THINGS HIDDEN 187: What is Gospel Technology?

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski explains the term “Gospel Technology” while describing the various ways it is being used today. What is mythology and why do the Gospels invert them? Is it possible for us to revert to ancient mythological standards? How are humans today making use of Gospel Technology?

THINGS HIDDEN 186: The Triumph of Christ over Gnostic Ideology and Islam

David Gornoski is joined by Q of Mimetic Value for a fascinating conversation on how the revelation of Christ teaches the true nature of desire, why Islam is a retreat back to ideology, how the trajectory of history proves Christianity, how Christ sets the terms for all modern-day conflicts, how Jesus predicted the undifferentiation in […]

THINGS HIDDEN 185: What is Christ Hauntedness?

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski explains how Christ’s sacrifice has infected the world and why we can’t go back to old ways of creating order any more. Are we getting closer to Christ’s anthropology or further from it? Do we have the same appetite for violence today as humans used to have a […]

THINGS HIDDEN 184: What Is Structural Violence?

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski explains the meaning of the term “structural violence” and why we cannot deny its existence any longer. Why do we see such societal chaos around us today? Why aren’t coercive laws working the way they had in the past? What can we do to get out of this […]