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Surit Dasgupta Talks “The Reenchanted,” Freedom, and the Hero’s Journey

David Gornoski is joined by Surit Dasgupta who talks about the inspiration behind his novella The Reenchanted, creating art to preserve freedom, violence in storytelling, the hero’s journey, why the Gospels are artistic masterpieces, and more. Buy The Reenchanted here.

THINGS HIDDEN 198: Does the Parrot Dream at Night?

David Gornoski, Shannon Braswell, and Surit Dasgupta talk about migrant violence, matriarchy in Eastern culture, how capitalism disrupted Indian society, performative language in Eastern societies, subcultures, the N’Kisi project, the physics of mimesis, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 197: How Victimism Retards Progress

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta talk about how victimism stifles progress in our society, the loss of trust, lack of desire for excellence, how to regain the frontier spirit, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 196: Why Do Badgers Fight?

David Gornoski, Shannon Braswell, Shane Kennedy and Surit Dasgupta get together for an exciting discussion on what made Christians close-minded, why churches must abandon worship of institutions, obsessing over ecclesiology, why there is a lack of joy in church, and more. Check out Bright News here.

How the Eucharist Saves the World

You are what you eat. —Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin The ritual of eating meals is the heart and soul of civilization. It forms boundaries between tribes and borders between nations. It helps us survive and tells us who we are. In every religion, there is, in one form or another, a ritual involving a meal. The […]

The Global Anti-Christ and Its Local Disguises

David Gornoski sits down with Jason Jones and Surit Dasgupta for a conversation on the globalist ruse of Hindu nationalism, the anthropological reason for persecutions against Christians in India, how elitists play both sides of world conflicts, the incompatibility of Zionism with Christianity, and more. Preorder Jason Jones’ upcoming book The Great Campaign Against the […]

THINGS HIDDEN 175: The Ape of God

David Gornoski, Surit Dasgupta, and Shannon Braswell get together to discuss various topics such as the dehumanization of Trump; the serpent of the fall; the effects of Adam’s sin; the nature of Cain’s sin; the redefining of heroes and villains after Christ; and more. Check out Bright News here.

Man as Medium of Christ’s Sacrifice

What does it mean to believe God created man in His image? In Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? the bounty hunter Rick Deckard successfully “retires” (destroys) six rogue lifelike androids. But one slips past him—a female version called Rachael Rosen. What causes her (or it) to escape has more to […]

Chivalry, Red Pill, and Childlike Wonder

David Gornoski sits down with Jordan Landfear and Surit Dasgupta, and the three talk briefly about Surit’s latest essay. The conversation then heads toward the crisis of masculinity in modern society; how Jesus changed intergender relations; how chivalry has evolved; the pros and cons of the manosphere; and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 174: Breaking the Devil’s Monopoly on Innovation

David Gornoski sits down with Surit Dasgupta to talk about how Christians can reclaim technological innovation. Should we fear innovation for the sake of giving power to the Antichrist? Does Christian tradition discourage creativity? How can Christians sanctify new inventions? How can Christians turn their retreat into advantageous victory? Watch the full show to find […]