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THINGS HIDDEN 167: Do Not Cling to Jesus, Eat Him

In this THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta get together to discuss what Jesus meant when He said, “Do not cling onto Me.” What does it mean to consume Jesus in the anthropological sense? Does Jesus want us to retreat from the world and seek solace in isolation? How can we emulate the […]

Auron MacIntyre on the Competency Crisis, the Technology Paradox

David Gornoski sits down with Auron MacIntyre for a fascinating discussion on why there is a competency crisis in America right now. Are we close to the end of Wokeness? Is globalization always inevitable when it comes to capitalism? Is it possible to solve crumbling industries without suffering crises? Has technological innovation always been positive […]

THINGS HIDDEN 166: Swimming in the Sea of Sameness

David Gornoski is joined by Bright News editor Shannon Braswell for a conversation on encountering antichrists, lack of future vision in modern churches, undifferentiation in culture, why people are turning to traditional churches, how the Gospel debunks the notion of a violent God, why violence should be higher on the list of concerns for Christians, […]

Katherine Dee on How Media Affects Culture

David Gornoski is joined by Katherine Dee for a fascinating conversation on how media is shaping the collective around us. What do we make of the Osama Bin Laden trend on TikTok? What do we make of Elon’s reply to advertisers pulling out of X? Which social media company is driving the culture right now? […]

Raw Egg Nationalist on Anti-White Hate Crimes and Managed Spontaneity

David Gornoski catches up with Raw Egg Nationalist for a conversation on what’s happening in Ireland and how it impacts the larger West. Why are the Irish not expected to get angry at immigrant crimes? What is “managed spontaneity” and how is it used to deflect the violence from immigrants and non-whites? Is Christian compassion […]

Col. Douglas Macgregor Breaks Down Israel-Gaza War

David Gornoski sits down with Col. Douglas Macgregor for a conversation on what’s going on with the Israel-Gaza war. Was the Hamas attack on October 7 a trap for Israel? Does the US have any strategic interest in Israel’s actions? Does this conflict have the capability to become a larger regional war? Has DC finally […]

An American Evangelical Pastor Examines Zionism

David Gornoski talks to Rev. Jim Fitzgerald, who has been to the Middle East as a missionary, on the topics of evangelizing in that region, who supports Hamas, whether Hamas uses Palestinians as human shields, what really happened on October 7, how the Palestinians were displaced during Israel’s founding, whether Christians need to “bless Israel,” […]

Refuting Sohrab Ahmari on Javier Milei and Populism

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta react to Sohrab Ahmari’s critique of Javier Milei’s populism. Can populists support central banking and market regulations? Can economics be divorced from morality?

Michael Rectenwald Responds to His Publisher Censoring Him

David Gornoski is joined by bestselling author Michael Rectenwald who talks about how his publisher censored him for speaking out on the Gaza war. Is the Right embracing the Left’s cancel culture tactics? Are Christians justified in supporting Israel’s action in Gaza? Should Trump be trusted over this conflict? Follow Michael Rectenwald on X here.

The Meaning of Milei for the American Right

David Gornoski sits down with Curt Mills, writer at the American Conservative, for a conversation on Javier Milei’s victory in Argentina and what it means for the American Right. Does policy matter when it comes to success for populist leaders? Did Trump lose touch with his voters post-pandemic? Did Ron DeSantis gut his chances by […]