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Spike Cohen on Turning Culture Around for Liberty

 Now that most of his predictions are coming true, will we ever heed the warning that Ron Paul gave a decade ago? In this episode, David Gornoski is joined by the Libertarian Vice President candidate for 2020, Spike Cohen. Are children developing differently due to the lockdowns? Did the US really go to Afghanistan […]

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 […]

John Odermatt on the Hidden Victims of the Drug War

Sixty-five percent of Americans believe in aliens, an Axios poll says. Join David Gornoski as he comments on the latest news and highlights why we must reject self-destructive sacrificial violence and coercion and look towards creativity. Also in the show, David is joined by John Odermatt from the Lions of Liberty podcast who calls in […]

THINGS HIDDEN 24: Alex Kaschuta on Why We Have Outcasts

David Gornoski sits down with podcaster Alex Kaschuta, host of Subversive–”the podcast for outcasts.” David and Alex discuss some of the important topics of our day such as the importance of Rene Girard’s work; growing undifferentiation; the redefinition of the outcast in current society; the mythology behind gender relations; Trump as a scapegoat for the […]

Jon Miltimore: Elon Musk Torches Robert Reich

FEE’s Jon Miltimore returns to the show to talk about his latest article on Elon Musk’s twitter war with Robert Reich. Former Secretary of Labor Reich accused Musk of being a “modern-day robber baron” and Musk retorted by saying Reich is a “modern-day moron.” Jon says that Musk is the role model we need with […]

THINGS HIDDEN 20: Founding the Galilean Global Village

Jerry Bowyer, editor of Townhall Finance and Affluent Investor, joins David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell to discuss his new book ‘The Maker Versus the Takers’ and other topics such as the effects of socialist-centered liberation theology and mainstream evangelical theology. Jerry Bowyer argues that both of these theologies were premature in their conclusions due to […]

Who is Our Model for Morality?

When politicians cry moral outrage, the question for us should be: What is the moral standard for our country today? The brotherhood of man? Democracy? David argues that you cannot eliminate the rule of tyranny and violence without modeling yourself on Jesus. If we’re to imitate Jesus as the role model for governance, does that […]

Filmmaker Jon Croft on the Future of Governance, Technology, Storytelling

Film Producer and Director Jon Croft joins David Gornoski to reflect on the work of anthropologist Rene Girard and its significance in politics and culture. In light of the socio-political unrest around us right now, have people lost their belief in the American dream? Jon says that what we’re seeing now is the gradual death […]

Why Blame Boomers? Plus, Amy Povah and Dickie Lynn Talk Prison

It’s become fashionable to blame baby boomers for much of society’s ills today. Did boomers create endless debt and corruption in politics? Who abolished the Bretton Woods system? Are boomers responsible for a system based on creating money out of thin air? Should we scapegoat generations or do we look at the core of the […]

THINGS HIDDEN 17: The Glorious Yeast Infection of Christianity

In this podcast of Things Hidden, David Gornoski sits down with Curtis Yarvin (also known as Mencius Moldbug), developer of Gray Mirror. Together, the two explore the founding of the United States, globalism, colonialism, America’s foreign policy, the rise of China, and more. Curtis describes Gray Mirror as a portal to the next regime. Why do […]