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Trail Thoughts: Viewing Our Lives as Stories

David Gornoski comments on the news that President Donald Trump and his wife has tested positive for the COVID virus. Also in the show, Alec Klein and Eric Kampmann return to the show with another segment of Trail Thoughts. Eric talks about his hiking experiences and the important lessons he has derived from them. Alec […]

Media Tries Its Best to Control You

Why are the masses falling prey to a media that acts as the establishment’s PR front? David Gornoski argues that the problem exists because of the void that is intended to be filled by non-violent, innovative role models who can revolutionize science, technology, and other spheres without the need for coercion. How do we foster […]

Amy Povah, Anrica Caldwell on Those Left Behind, Keith Weiner on Debate Fallout

Why wasn’t criminal justice discussed in the debate? Amy Povah and Anrica Caldwell join David Gornoski to discuss this important question as well as the pandemic exposure in prisons across the country. Amy also highlights how Biden has, in his career, repeatedly struck down any hope of criminal justice reform and helping the victims of […]

The Apocalyptic Fallout from Biden-Trump Debate

As expected, nothing of value was discussed in the Trump-Biden debate. David Gornoski points to how the mainstream media’s twisted narrative was well represented by Chris Wallace’s woeful moderating. How will this debate impact our subconsciousness that identifies with the visuals? Will there ever be a discussion of real solutions, like curing cancer and other […]

Biden vs Trump: Battle of the Scapegoat Stories

David Gornoski resumes his exposition of the election media coverage that has mostly focused on Trump’s taxes but has failed to mention anything about Biden and Harris’ record of warmongering and locking up non-violent offenders. “The 1619 project is nothing but a sleight of hand,” David says as he points to the real problems like […]

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 […]

THINGS HIDDEN 21: Jean-Michel Oughourlian Interview

In this THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell are joined by Jean-Michel Oughourlian, psychologist and author of The Mimetic Brain. Oughourlian starts the discussion with an insider’s perspective as Girard’s collaborator and how he found breakthroughs in the field of psychotherapy upon studying mimetic theory. “The mirror neuron is something fantastic,” Oughourlian remarks, […]

Our Cannibalistic Desires: Shannon Braswell Interviews David Gornoski

Shannon Braswell, in his first episode of Polymath’s Paradise, sits down with David Gornoski. The two resume their discussion on the works of Rene Girard. David takes us through his disillusionment with mainstream Christian talking points and his introduction to Rene Girard. “Jesus was basically an object for folks rather than the subject of your […]

Tho Bishop on Armenia / Azerbaijan Conflict, Sgt. Dan McKnight, Major Danny Sjursen on Smedley Butler

What’s going on with Armenia and Azerbaijan? Where does this conflict originate and how does it expose the way nations have been dealing with each post-cold war? Mises Institute’s Tho Bishop calls in to explain this complex scenario and why America should steer clear of intervention. Also, Sgt. Dan McKnight and Danny Sjursen call in […]

Ron Paul Returns, Trump and Biden Prepare for Battle

David Gornoski starts the show by paying tribute to Ron Paul’s ability in uniting people across party lines through sheer integrity and concern for fellow man. “It’s very rare to find a person these days who actually believes in something.” David also comments on how the Democratic party has changed from being anti-authoritarian during the […]