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THINGS HIDDEN 38: Mimetic Narratives and Symbols in Economics

David Gornoski is joined by the returning Burke Peters for a new THINGS HIDDEN conversation. Burke Peters talks about his recent article on economics and desire; the connection between narratives and symbols to economics; the mindset behind the demands for coercive market regulations; how the Gospel builds a high trust society; the housing market crisis; […]

Why We Will Win the Debate on Nutrition

David Gornoski starts the episode by analyzing the latest news such as the anti-government protests in France while also concluding why we’re going to win the debate on health and nutrition. Why should we avoid vegetable and seed oils? Who are the ones that are subsidizing these toxic disease and comorbidity multipliers? How can we […]

Should We Ban Critical Race Theory?

The Mises Institute‘s Jeff Deist returns to the show and the renowned economist comments on how the state has engineered inflation that is growing more and more. Jeff Deist also highlights why, in light of Critical Race Theory influencing our education system, we must pull our kids out from public schools. Is banning CRT the […]

The Folly of Infrastructure Overhaul

The Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist joins David Gornoski to talk about the economic damages caused by the lockdowns; the effectiveness of current big pharma programs; the people who have bought into the official narrative; the pushback that is bound to happen in case of more lockdowns; Biden’s folly of infrastructure overhaul; and more.

The Fed Doesn’t Know What It’s Doing

Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute joins the show to discuss the current state of our twisted monetary system. As inflation looms over us, does the Fed know what it is doing? Is the Fed taking marching orders from Klaus Schwab? Who is this financial system weaponized for and how do we escape it? Why […]

Jeff Deist on Black Rock and the Repo Crisis

In this segment, David Gornoski is joined by Jeff Deist, president of the Mises Institute. The two talk about some of the recent news and relevant topics such as the buying up of homes by Black Rock; the federal reserve’s connection to big corporations; the out of control state of the Fed’s reverse REPO market; […]

THINGS HIDDEN 35: Visionary Mimesis in 20th Century Rubble with Michael Gibson

THINGS HIDDEN! David Gornoski is joined by Michael Gibson, venture capitalist and co-founder of the 1517 Fund. Is economics a moral philosophy? Why is there reluctance in trusting mainstream experts now more than ever? How do Leftists feel now that all of the major corporations are on their side on almost every issue? If Jesus […]

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, […]

Jeff Deist on Why Politics Don’t Work

Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist returns to the show to comment on the latest news stories. Should Critical Theory be banned from schools? Should people be arrested for “hateful conduct” that is not illegal? Do politicians really aim for positive change are they more interested in keeping things the way they are? What is the real […]

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 […]