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THINGS HIDDEN Film Series: Escaping the Cycle of Death

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski, Shannon Braswell, and Shane gather around the fire to talk about death as depicted in ancient myth, particularly by the Canananites, and contrast it with the overcoming of death by Jesus. The conversation moves toward more contemporary topics such as the current trajectory of western civilization in […]

Earth Day Reflections From the Sunshine State

Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute guest hosts this special episode. What is it that separates humanity from everything else around us? Tho highlights that it is our ability to cultivate the Earth and make it more prosperous to live in, yet we are faced with those who parade themselves as experts and say humanity’s […]

THINGS HIDDEN 31: Jonathan Pageau on Satanic Inversion and the Anti-Christ

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by renowned icon carver Jonathan Pageau, host of the Symbolic World podcast. David and Jonathan talk about the anthropology of Rene Girard as seen from a symbolic perspective. They also cover the peculiar situation of the modern world with its weird shift in narratives, the […]

Spiritual Warfare Against the Disintegration of Families

“In order for tyranny to thrive it must have disintegrating families,” David Gornoski says as he starts the episode by reflecting on the trajectory of culture in modern times. How important are role models in today’s divided society? How important are fathers? Should pregnant women be allowed to fight in wars? Listen to the full […]

Rene Girard on Victims & Culture – Conversation with Isaac Morehouse

“Our culture’s concern for victims is relatively new and radical in human history. Where does it come from? And how does understanding mimetic desire and the scapegoat mechanism make sense of the world?” David Gornoski recently appeared on Isaac Morehouse’s show to answer these questions while discussing Rene Girard’s sociology, and a political philosophy of […]

Fake News, Fake Science, and Blind Censorship

David Gornoski begins the show by offering a devastating critique of Big Tech’s pushing of the establishment narrative with regards to the COVID vaccines. David also comments on the stagnation of culture once it has bought into lies while highlighting news relating to COVID deaths linked to nutrition. Listen to the full episode for David’s […]

Jeff Deist on Rush Limbaugh and the Texas Power Outage

Jeff Deist of the Mises Institute returns to the show to comment on the Texas power outage that has been making headlines around the country. Is this power crisis due to an overreliance on solar panels? What does this episode reveal about green energy? How influential was Rush Limbaugh? How deep is economics’ connection to culture and […]

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 […]

A History of Human Violence

David Gornoski continues his analysis of the election with its Big Tech censorship and Dominion software controversy. The host of A Neighbor’s Choice also comments on the latest news surrounding the economic shutdowns due to COVID-19. What do the current overt authoritarianism and election rigging tell us about politicians? Is the concept of the “noble […]

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 […]