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THINGS HIDDEN 32: How Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory Informs Economics

THINGS HIDDEN! David Gornoski is joined by Q from Mimetic Value. How do we get valuable economic insights using the toolkit of Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory? How much of what we call identity is actually mimetic desire? Does mimesis dictate the value of an object? How has Jesus’ crucifixion led to the questioning of paradigms, […]

The Desire to Change Reality With Words

“There’s this desire in our society to change reality with words,” David Gornoski says as he highlights the attempt to make actual violence passé while justifying violence against nonviolent persons. How ridiculous is Disney’s labeling of their own products as offensive? How religious is woke culture? Join David as he takes on Big Tech censorship, […]

A Weak Theocracy Casts Out Gina Carano, Jim Bovard on DC Troop Deployment

David Gornoski starts the episode by continuing his analysis of the DC scapegoating of Trump and his supporters. “If the voice of the oppressed were being heard in DC,” David says, “you wouldn’t see the same oppressors elected over and over again.” David also comments on Lucasfilm and Disney canceling Gina Carano while expanding on […]

Do Overseas Lives Matter?

If the Democrats care about black lives, why are they silent about the suffering of black lives in Libya that was caused by Obama and Clinton? Join David Gornoski as he dismantles the media and their crony corporate allies who pretend to care about black lives but then proceed to shatter black families, both at […]

Jeff Deist on What the West Can Learn and Dr. Yu on Parallel Universes

Jeff Deist returns to the show to discusses what the West can learn as it increasingly discards that which made it a beacon of hope for the world. Jeff and David also comment on some of the latest news regarding Mike Pence and Disney’s furloughing of its employees. On Science and U, Dr. Yu talks […]