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THINGS HIDDEN 95: Christmas Special with Jerry Bowyer, Jason Jones & Rev. Jim Fitzgerald

David Gornoski, Jerry Bowyer, Jason Jones, and Pastor Jim Fitzgerald explore the Nativity of Christ through the lens of Rene Girard in this THINGS HIDDEN Christmas special. What significance does Bethlehem portray in the Nativity story that we often miss? How does the Christmas story pose a threat to the rulers of the world? How […]

THINGS HIDDEN 94: Christmas Reflections with Gil Bailie, Jason Jones

David Gornoski; filmmaker and activist Jason Jones; and Gil Bailie–the author of several lectures and books including God’s Gamble and a contemporary of Rene Girard–explore the meaning of Christmas, particularly in the world of anthropology. Why were the ancients fascinated with stars? Why did God choose a miraculous virgin birth as Christ’s entrance into the […]

Stewart Tankersley MD on Deconditioning From Euthanasia Culture

David Gornoski deconstructs the mainstream media’s narrative of “speaking truth to power.” Joining David for this episode is Dr. Stewart Tankersley of Concerned Doctors who examines the news of Gov. DeSantis going after vaccine manufacturers, the damage caused by unscientific lockdowns, why we need a spiritual awakening, euthanasia in Canada, the trauma suffered by Baby […]

THINGS HIDDEN 93: Exploring Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory with Johnathan Bi

David Gornoski sits down with Johnathan Bi for a conversation on Johnathan’s introduction to the work of Rene Girard, Girard’s eschatological views, mimesis in the workplace, how Girard proposes we withdraw from conflict arising from mimetic desire, how the Left-Right dialectic plays out as mimetic doubling in our current culture, how Christ unleashes the personhood […]

Redeeming the Past & Visualizing the Future

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta talk about the Leftist attack on Elon Musk; the futility of being stuck in a circle of fixation and hate; the tearing down of confederate statues; why localism is great as opposed to globalism; and how Jesus redeems the past and makes the future the focus of our attention and […]

David and Shannon Talk New Russia Nuke, Elon’s Crusade

Shannon Braswell, editor of Bright News, joins David Gornoski to talk about Russia’s latest nuclear weapon, incarnational truth, Twitter’s “safety and trust” board, the meaning of Christmas, and more. Check out Bright News’ website here.

The Opposite of Faith Is Control

David Gornoski starts the show by explaining how the protection of the individual in a society was made possible by the life of Jesus. “The opposite of faith is control,” David says as he makes the case for bypassing the need to engage in power struggles. Should we agree with Elon Musk’s demand to prosecute […]

Making an Incarnational Future Amidst Chaos

What do we make of the many schisms that are happening in the political world right now? Will power-hungry authoritarians be able to hold onto the myths that continue to divide us? Why are there no new inventions in the world of atoms? How do we escape the gnostic bind that is holding us back? […]

How Death Anxiety Drives Left vs Right

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta talk about the political game of false dialectics, how death anxiety is propped up in culture, how divisions are perpetuated, how emulating Christ releases us from slavery to death, and more.

Col. Macgregor on the Collapse of Ukraine, David Gornoski on How Christ Destroys Myths

David Gornoski is joined by Col. Douglas Macgregor for a conversation on whether the western media is rethinking the Ukraine war, how Ukrainian soldiers have committed war crimes, whether the West is hiding the number of Ukrainians killed, whether the post-World War II order is collapsing, and more. Also in the show, David Gornoski comments […]