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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 […]

THINGS HIDDEN 25: The Christ-Haunted Faith of Socialism

David Gornoski sits down with Dr. Andrei Znamenski, a professor of history with an interest in anthropology. Znamenski starts the discussion by breaking down the evolution of human society from the Marxist perspective and makes the case that Marxism is fundamentally a religious philosophy. Like all religions, Marxism is based on the scapegoat mechanism. How […]

The Anthropology of the Image

In the information-heavy world of today, the impact of the image is vastly overlooked by both the masses and society’s designated experts. The image’s ability in dictating the norms of the day cannot be overstated yet, surprisingly enough, western Christians continue to cede aesthetic territories to the nihilistic forces who are dead-set on destroying the […]

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 […]

Troops Fill DC, What Does it Mean?

30,000 troops have filled Washington, DC in anticipation of Biden’s inauguration. What is happening in our nation’s capital? Join David Gornoski as he comments on the latest developments in a post-election America. Will big corporations and big government succeed in censoring and filtering information on the internet? Is it possible to follow the binary religion […]

What Happens Next? Progress or Sacrifice?

David Gornoski starts the show by stressing the need to transcend politics and groupthink, especially when it comes to COVID. Why are we seeing so many deaths being reported as deaths caused due to COVID by the media? Why is there next to nothing being mentioned about the toxic vegetable oils that are ruining our […]

THINGS HIDDEN Film Series: Sir Owen Comes to Dine

In this second entry of the THINGS HIDDEN film series, David Gornoski, the host of A Neighbor’s Choice, dines with geopolitical analyst Sir Owen Whitman for a fascinating conversation into the violent nature of human beings. The two start by discussing the satanic system of war profiteering built into government. David and Sir Owen then […]

THINGS HIDDEN 23: Exorcizing the Spirit of Cannibalism

In this brand new episode of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski sits down with stuntman and fellow student of Girard, Eric Jacobus. The two have an exciting conversation on the resurgence of 80s aesthetics in pop culture; our society’s fascination with underdogs; the comedian’s role as a scapegoat; the ancient understanding of catharsis; spirit possession; and […]