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Beyond reason: What really motivates our choices

This essay was originally published at WND.com on February 25, 2016. A few years ago I used to write for WND under the pen name David Hanson. I derived the name in honor of my maternal great-great-great, etc. grandfather John Hanson, the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation. Besides being […]

The Prince of Peace

Man is responsible for the materialization of the world, for the necessity and compulsion which reign in it; for man is called to be king of the universe-and the world lives or dies by him. The world is deadened by man’s fall and it is revived by man’s uprising. But the all-vivifying and spiritualizing rise […]

Cultivating Confidence in a Broken Society

How do we solve the problems that we see today? David Gornoski starts the episode by making a strong case for voluntary trade, creative entrepreneurship, and unhindered innovation. How are political extremists like Antifa created? How can we cultivate healthy confidence in society? How do we cultivate good and life-affirming role models for others to […]

David Gornoski on Liberty Lockdown Podcast: Freedom Through Sacrifice

Liberty Lockdown Podcast · Ep 64 David Gornoski David Gornoski recently appeared on the Liberty Lockdown podcast. “With all due respect to the unbelievable guests I’ve had on this is hands down the most revelatory, beautiful, spiritually uplifting episode I’ve ever done. For your own sake, don’t miss it” –Liberty Lockdown Follow Liberty Lockdown podcast […]

Politics Is Religion

“Sacrificing your neighbor’s won’t solve problems. To solve problems you need to sacrifice your fear.” How close is politics to religion? “The state,” David says, “is a vestige of old-time religion.” Join David Gornoski as he analyses the infusion of Woke politics into the military, the origins of Wokeness in the French postmodernists, the scapegoating […]

The Storytelling Revolution of Jesus

Why is single-payer nutritional science antithetical to science? Is it okay to sacrifice nonviolent persons for societal harmony? David Gornoski continues to answer how we can build a free society within a “machine of coercion.” “We have to tell stories,” David says, “in order to stop people from doing foolish things.” Join David in this […]

Defending Liberty and Personhood in a Sea of Coercion

“Imagine the stupidity of adults,” David Gornoski says as he looks at the news of children surrounded by plexiglass in schools. Join David Gornoski as he talks about the prison-like pandemic measures, transmuting anger into positive change, the irrelevance of statists and corporatists in Jesus’ grand scheme of things, the retardation of knowledge in using […]

Is the Priestly Caste Evil?

“If you don’t have the freedom to take up your cross and instead are forced onto a cross, then you’re not living the abundant life.” Is prosperity worth it without having the freedom to make choices? Join David Gornoski as he deconstructs the coercive structures that have come down from ancient sacrificial rituals while showing […]

Berdyaev vs Slavery

Man is a riddle in the world, and it may be, the greatest riddle. Man is a riddle not because he is an animal, not because he is a social being, not as a part of nature and society. It is as a person that he is a riddle—just that precisely; it is because he […]

Berdyaev vs Slavery

David Gornoski starts the episode with a reflection on the work of Russian existential thinker Nikolai Berdyaev. People are increasingly being treated like machines, David says, giving rise to the erasure of personhood. David then shifts subject to the new fascism of government-corporate alliance which is emerging in our time. “Joe Biden has been wearing […]