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THINGS HIDDEN 40: Darren Beattie Battles DC Myths

In this thought-provoking THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski is joined by Darren Beattie, political theorist and founder of Revolver.news. David and Darren Beattie talk about the religiosity of politics; the similarities between Wokeness and fundamentalist churches; the gnosticism of the liberal establishment; how the Leftist religion hates the body; why the Right always seems to […]

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

This classic essay was originally published at Intellectual Takeout on October 11, 2018. I have a friend in Papua New Guinea named Monica Paulus who was accused of casting sorcery spells because a person died in her village. Her neighbors almost murdered her until she fled the region. Now she works to save other women falsely accused […]

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 […]

Religion and Imitation

David Gornoski analyzes the latest developments in the Tucker Carlson NSA surveillance story and cautions us from falling into tribalism and spreading the contagion of fear. David also explains to us what the real meaning of religion is and why we are ruled today by religious forces despite the veneer of secularism. Is the Woke […]

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 […]

The Data on Ivermectin Deserve Our Attention

Will Dr. Fauci face any consequences for his role in the Wuhan lab leak and his initial attempts at shutting down those who wanted the truth? Join David Gornoski as he discusses the latest stories coming in such as the news on treatments using Ivermectin against COVID while highlighting why we must rid ourselves of […]

We’re More Christian Than We Know

We can’t understand social justice, victimism, Critical Race Theory, and globalism if we don’t see the anthropology revealed in the Bible. Are we more Christian than we’d like to admit? Did we have the same value for personal liberty in the pre-Christian civilizations as we currently have in the post-Christian world? Is communism based on […]

Reject the Black Pill and Embrace Hope

The human person is not expendable, David Gornoski says as he begins the show with a thorough case against collectivism and for non-violent solutions. How can we look past political deterioration and seek out authentic scientific and cultural solutions? How can we reject taking the black pill and find hope? Who do we imitate to […]

A Superhero Similar to Homo Sapiens

Most recently, the well-known liberal political commentator, Cenk Uygur, tweeted this remark about religion. His attention, however, was unusually focused on the Christian story and the foundational person of Christianity, i.e. Jesus Christ. All of the religions are such obvious mythology. Yet serious people are forced to have nonsensical conversations about mythical creatures like the […]

THINGS HIDDEN Film Series: HIH Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie Responds to the Ethiopian Civil War

David Gornoski meets with the President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie. Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie starts the discussion by commenting on the civil unrest that is currently brewing in Ethiopia and what lies at the heart of the conflict. He also comments on Ethiopia’s vanishing Christian heritage; the end […]