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The Priesthood of Trump’s Statist Enemies

“One of the problems when you become successful is that jealousy and envy inevitably follow. There are people—I categorize them as life’s losers—who get their sense of accomplishment and achievement from trying to stop others. As far as I’m concerned, if they had any real ability they wouldn’t be fighting me, they’d be doing something […]

The Demon in Democracy

The state is a religious space with its own soteriology and eschatology. At the center of this quasi-religious state is the Festival of Reason in which the Goddess of Reason replaces the one true God who is revealed in Scripture and known by faith alone. Of course, what is here called reason is really unreason. […]

Courageous Faith vs. Slavish Faith

David Gornoski begins the show by stressing how market forces, led by unhindered entrepreneurial innovation, can weed out bad things such as faulty nutrition science. The reactionary forces working against liberty, David argues, comes from the religious space of the State. Are there any differences between liberal democracy and communism? How does Christ undermine the […]

Satire and the Passion

“So much of the information that we receive is based on lies… and it results in more violence.” Join David Gornoski as he comments on the relationship between violence and lies, especially on the socio-political scale. Why is the state-submitted media becoming more and more desperate each day? Listen to the full episode to find […]

Consecrated Chaos Explained

David Gornoski starts the episode by breaking down the exchange with Rand Paul and Fauci on COVID immunity. Was Fauci able to prove that vaccinated individuals should wear masks for protection? Does Fauci “follow the science” or is there religiosity in following him? What did Rene Girard mean when he said “religion is the placenta […]

David Gornoski on Culinary Libertarian: René Girard, Mimetics, and Mythology

David Gornoski recently appeared on Dann Reid’s “The Culinary Libertarian” podcast. Culinary Libertarian: “David Gornoski discusses René Girard’s mimetics theory with me as we discuss how ancient man’s basic practices to survive apply to life today. On the way, we find parallels to the state, religion, and the Divine.” Listen to the Culinary Libertarian podcast […]

Spiritual Warfare Against the Disintegration of Families

“In order for tyranny to thrive it must have disintegrating families,” David Gornoski says as he starts the episode by reflecting on the trajectory of culture in modern times. How important are role models in today’s divided society? How important are fathers? Should pregnant women be allowed to fight in wars? Listen to the full […]

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 […]

Rene Girard on Victims & Culture – Conversation with Isaac Morehouse

“Our culture’s concern for victims is relatively new and radical in human history. Where does it come from? And how does understanding mimetic desire and the scapegoat mechanism make sense of the world?” David Gornoski recently appeared on Isaac Morehouse’s show to answer these questions while discussing Rene Girard’s sociology, and a political philosophy of […]

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 […]