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Statism Is a Sacrificial Religion

Why does the Biblical narrative end with a marriage supper? Join David Gornoski as he gets into some of the deeper and more existential topics while commenting on the latest stories surrounding the effects of the vaccines; COVID lockdowns; the results of abandoning masculinity and responsibility; old media’s heavy-handed reaction against differing voices; government retardation […]

Announcing Our New Film

David Gornoski starts the show by announcing the release date of the latest entry of the THINGS HIDDEN film series. U.S. and Chinese scientists have created embryos that are part human, part monkey. What could possibly go wrong? Join David Gornoski as he comments on the much-anticipated outcome of the Chauvin trial; the media getting […]

The Tragedy of Donald Trump (A Literary Analysis of The Trump Presidency)

INTRODUCTION This past week Donald Trump made history by being the first president to be, not only impeached twice, but also to be acquitted of impeachable offenses twice. These recent events that have unfolded have made a lot of Americans upset who feel that President Trump should come to justice for inciting an “insurrection” against […]

THINGS HIDDEN 30: Rene Girard Converts Atheist Philosopher to Christianity

David Gornoski sits down with academic Leigh Fetter who discusses his journey from secular atheism to Christianity by discovering the works of Rene Girard. David and Leigh discuss a variety of topics such as the Christian undermining of ancient myths; the possibility of Orwellian totalitarianism; the Nietzschean problem of recreating values; how Girard provides a […]

Political Correctness – A Vestige of Myth

Political correctness and its clean rhetoric is our society’s vestige of myth; myth contains symbols that obfuscate the violence that the stories conceal and justify. Trump was such a powerful cultural moment for us because his disabuse of Political correctness and its language has unleashed the ugly truth of the barbarity of the state and […]

Hindsight is 2020, The Great Start of 2021

“The world offers a Great Reset, but what we need is a Great Start!” David Gornoski starts the episode with an analysis of the rampant authoritarianism as evidenced by the notorious lockdowns around the world. Why has Dr. Fauci completely ignored information on nutrition and our immune system? Joining David to see what lies ahead […]

Great Reset, Saturnalia, and Christmas

David Gornoski revisits an essay he wrote a few years ago titled Saturnalia vs Christmas. What did Jesus mean when he said that His power is made perfect in weakness? David Gornoski gets to the bottom of this question and comes to some fascinating anthropological facts when comparing Jesus’ birth narrative to the ancient myth surrounding […]

Our Christian Duty

I recently came across an article published by an Oxford University journal which made the following claim: “… The Bhagavad Gita has proven to be an accurate guide for living a fulfilling life—a life aligned with dharma… Krishna’s advice to Arjuna was simple. Being a warrior committed to protecting his people, Arjuna’s only dharma was to fight, and not worry who he was […]

Why is Faith in the State So Hard to Shake?

Why do we sacrifice our neighbors to the false gods of the state? When the going gets tough who do we put our faith in? Host David Gornoski expertly deconstructs the state’s religiosity and its use of fear and threat in dictating our lives. The heart of politics is the blame game! David Gornoski urges […]

THINGS HIDDEN 6: How Myth Makes Modern and Ancient News

In this episode, David Gornoski analyzes the Apollonius of Tyana mythologically-intermediate story of a miracle in Ephesus. The pagan miracle worker is often favorably compared with Jesus of Nazareth by moderns anxious to posture rebellion towards their parents’ Christian affinity. We then use this demystification process to deconstruct a modern news report on a pharmaceutical […]