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THINGS HIDDEN 47: Christ Beyond Metaphysics with Anthony Bartlett

In this brand new THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski is joined by Anthony Bartlett who talks about his new book Theology Beyond Metaphysics. Why do we need a theology beyond metaphysics? How is the Christian Logos radically different from its Greek predecessor? Is the world capable of critiquing violence without Christianity? Why does the old […]

Michael Rectenwald on Whiteness Scapegoating

David Gornoski starts the show by highlighting how Biden’s menthol cigarette ban sets the stage for more incarceration of non-violent people. David is joined by Michael Rectenwald, author of Beyond Woke, who talks about how “whiteness” is scapegoated by a victim-garbed political movement. What is “whiteness?” How and where did critical theory originate? How does […]

THINGS HIDDEN 31: Jonathan Pageau on Satanic Inversion and the Anti-Christ

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by renowned icon carver Jonathan Pageau, host of the Symbolic World podcast. David and Jonathan talk about the anthropology of Rene Girard as seen from a symbolic perspective. They also cover the peculiar situation of the modern world with its weird shift in narratives, the […]

Unification Comes Through Depoliticization

When the news media says “there’s nothing to see here,” David argues, there’s every reason to stop and see a little more. Now that the false unification of the corporate press is crumbling before our eyes, how do we unify this country? In this era of postmodernism, what narrative can we bind ourselves around? “We […]

A Toast to Democracy

The left has been so conditioned that they blame their own freedom for the problems in economy and governance. Is freedom to be blamed? David Gornoski analyzes the news surrounding the election and highlights the core problems in the crowd psyche. Plus, anthropologist Mark Sunwall calls in to address the deep divide and the total […]

James Lindsay on Cynical Theories

What happens when a government based on mob mentality and sacrifice is dying right before our eyes? Exactly what we’re seeing right now on the streets of our nation, David Gornoski says. For far too long, people have been imitating a government system rooted in violence and coercion and have learned to carry out in […]

James Lindsay on Understanding Wokeness, Critical Race Theory

In a time when liberalism has been attacked as the source of society’s ills, what can be done to redeem it? Author, mathematician, and political commentator Dr. James Lindsay joins David Gornoski to discuss what liberalism really is. Dr. Lindsay describes ‘wokeness’ as a religion running rampant at Academia and claims that critical theory, the […]

Michael Rectenwald on Woke Culture’s Destructive Impact on Society

Michael Rectenwald, author of Beyond Woke and Springtime Snowflakes, calls in to discuss political correctness in modern academia and the postmodern scholars that gave rise to ‘woke’ culture. Rectenwald talks about his experience of fighting SJWs at New York University; the scholar likens Woke culture to a religious movement, devoid of reason, and obsessive of […]

Anthony Brian Logan Responds to Biden’s #YouAintBlack Insult

In this episode, David Gornoski rips into the pseudo-scientific food pyramid promoted by the state. David vigorously argues that due to the government’s quackery we’ve been suffering from a plethora of diseases including this current virus. “Separate state from cure!” Also, conservative commentator Anthony Brian Logan calls in to discuss Joe Biden’s ‘You Ain’t Black’ […]