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David and Shannon Talk New Russia Nuke, Elon’s Crusade

Shannon Braswell, editor of Bright News, joins David Gornoski to talk about Russia’s latest nuclear weapon, incarnational truth, Twitter’s “safety and trust” board, the meaning of Christmas, and more. Check out Bright News’ website here.

How to Make Florida A Model for Liberty, Speaking to the Culture

 “The more you crave power, the more you bend principles, the less you get.” Do DC’s policies align with the American people? What will be Trump’s announcement this week? What is the elephant in the room when it comes to elections in America? Listen to the full show to find out. Also in the […]

Jim Babka on Jesus & Power, Scapegoats & Vampires

Skip past 50 minutes in the video for this episode. Jim Babka joins David Gornoski for a conversation on telling stories that highlight the victims of the state. Is Steve Bannon becoming a martyr for the Right? Is the new Right’s hunger for power compatible with Jesus’ teachings on power? Listen to the full show […]

The Return of the Body

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for hour 2.] Shannon Braswell of Bright News joins David Gornoski for a discussion on the latest news. What do we make of China’s threat in case of a Nancy Pelosi visit to Taiwan? Should vulnerable people resort to guns in places where crime is skyrocketing? Listen […]

THINGS HIDDEN 67: Jean-Michel Oughourlian on Psycho-Politics

David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell sit down with Dr. Jean-Michel Oughourlian, the co-author of Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World. The conversation touches on the Ukraine war; the opposing values of the West and Russia; the election in France; the problem of immigration and culture; the World Economic Forum; the romantic lie of […]

THINGS HIDDEN 63: Notes from the Psyop Underground

In this episode of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski sits down with Bright News editor, Shannon Braswell, and the two start the conversation by talking about America’s intervention in Africa. Why did Biden decide to send American troops back into Somalia? The conversation then moves to questions surrounding media manipulation. Are people getting tired of Woke […]

THINGS HIDDEN 54: Rene Girard and the Resurrection of Jesus

In this special Easter edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell have a fascinating conversation on the resurrection of Christ. Why would God choose women as witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection? How did Rene Girard make his case for the resurrection of Christ? Did Jesus make it possible for Elephant Man to get an […]

Jay-Z & the Black Church, Jerusalem vs. Athens

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for hour 2.] Brightnews editor Shannon Braswell calls in to discuss some of the latest news with David Gornoski. Why did Jay-Z fall away from Christianity? What is causing the black community to move towards African religions and away from Christianity? Is the black church in America […]

THINGS HIDDEN 52: Building a New World Order with Shannon Braswell

In this episode of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski sits down with Shannon Braswell for a fascinating conversation on a number of topics such as the loss of traditional religion and the emergence of secularism in the West; the “mowgli effect” of the atomic bomb; the end of the mythic age; the Ukraine-Russia war; whether Buddhism […]

THINGS HIDDEN 48: Jean-Michel Oughourlian on Mimetic Desire in the Global Pandemic

In this latest THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell sit down with returning guest, Jean-Michel Oughourlian, the co-author of Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World. Mr. Oughourlian talks about his two upcoming books Alterity and The Work that Heals. How do we reconcile individuality and collective identity, especially in the light […]