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THINGS HIDDEN 72: Chris Bray on Our Grey Gardens Nation

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski is joined by historian Chris Bray for a conversation on the similarities between religion and politics. What does Chris Bray mean when he says our nation is a “grey gardens nation?” Why do rich people dress like poor people nowadays? Why does the US government keep involving Americans […]

THINGS HIDDEN 60: Mattias Desmet on Mimesis and Mass Formation

David Gornoski is joined by Professor Mattias Desmet, psychologist and author of the upcoming book “The Psychology of Totalitarianism.” What is “mass formation” theory and why is it being brought up in light of the pandemic? How is mass formation perpetuated? What are some of the differences between a totalitarian state and a classic dictatorship? […]

THINGS HIDDEN 57: Richard Koenigsberg on War as Sacrifice

David Gornoski sits down with Richard Koenigsberg, psychologist & historian from the Library of Social Science, for a discussion on sacrifice, violence, and war. Mr. Koenigsberg starts the discussion by describing his interactions with Rene Girard. The conversation then moves to the psychology of Hitler, the purpose of political violence, male aggressiveness, the Ukraine war, […]

The Hidden Victims DC Doesn’t Want You to See

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 35 minutes for hour 2.] Who are the hidden victims that the government in DC doesn’t want you to know about? Will Biden’s disinformation board succeed in purging dissenting voices? What critical information are we missing about the Ukrainian army’s actions in Donetsk? Is there any justification for DC […]

The Demon in Democracy

The state is a religious space with its own soteriology and eschatology. At the center of this quasi-religious state is the Festival of Reason in which the Goddess of Reason replaces the one true God who is revealed in Scripture and known by faith alone. Of course, what is here called reason is really unreason. […]

THINGS HIDDEN 25: The Christ-Haunted Faith of Socialism

David Gornoski sits down with Dr. Andrei Znamenski, a professor of history with an interest in anthropology. Znamenski starts the discussion by breaking down the evolution of human society from the Marxist perspective and makes the case that Marxism is fundamentally a religious philosophy. Like all religions, Marxism is based on the scapegoat mechanism. How […]

The Infantilization of Political Correctness

David Gornoski brings to light the Wuhan study on asymptomatic COVID spread and the WHO’s endorsement of it. Why is this study so important and why hasn’t it been brought up again by Big Tech? Join David as he touches on some of the most important topics of our time such as the sacrificial ritual […]

Humpty Dumpty Can Never Return

“How many people of color overseas were bombed or led to starvation? Say their names, New York Times.” In this episode, David Gornoski provides a scorching critique of the New York Times’ pro-war and pro-injustice narratives disguised as social justice. What lies behind the phenomenon of rich kids wanting to overthrow capitalism? What causes rich […]

Cartel of Ignorance, Mythmaking in Politics and Nutrition

David Gornoski resumes his deconstruction of statist coercion and the current manner of doing politics that is victimism. How does mythmaking work in modern-day media? David Gornoski gives us an illustration from recent news–how the mainstream media paints Russia as a boogeyman to hide the establishment’s sins. Not only does the media gaslight us on […]

John Zmirak on Biden Trump Debate, Marx’s Spiritual Roots

In today’s episode, David Gornoski is joined by John Zmirak, Senior Editor of The Stream and author of the ‘Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism.’ What can we expect from today’s debate between Trump and Biden? Zmirak cautions that Biden is not to be underestimated while expressing confidence in Trump retaining the presidency. Will there be […]