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Weaponized Clowns in the TV Media

Should we seize the government in order to get our liberties back? We shouldn’t be dismissive about the allure of sacrificial violence, David Gornoski says in answering this question. David also comments on the TV media’s Big Pharma propaganda; EU’s implementation of the Great Reset with digital ID wallets; and more. Plus, David is joined […]

Why The Culture Has An Appetite for Sacrificial Violence w/ Peter Quinones

David Gornoski recently appeared on Peter Quinones’ podcast, Free Man Beyond the Wall. David and Peter talked about Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory, the sacrificial origins of the State, and our culture’s appetite for sacrificial violence. Listen to the podcast or watch the entire interview above.

THINGS HIDDEN 34: Mimetic Failure of Mythic Heroes and the Triumph of Christ with Erik Buys

THINGS HIDDEN! David Gornoski is joined by Erik Buys, author at Mimetic Margins, teacher, and elected member of the board of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion (COV&R). What is the difference between Christ’s sacrifice and the three types of heroic sacrifice in mythology? What is extremism and how does it lure people? Why is […]

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 […]

THINGS HIDDEN Film Series: Escaping the Cycle of Death

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski, Shannon Braswell, and Shane gather around the fire to talk about death as depicted in ancient myth, particularly by the Canananites, and contrast it with the overcoming of death by Jesus. The conversation moves toward more contemporary topics such as the current trajectory of western civilization in […]

Announcing Our New Film

David Gornoski starts the show by announcing the release date of the latest entry of the THINGS HIDDEN film series. U.S. and Chinese scientists have created embryos that are part human, part monkey. What could possibly go wrong? Join David Gornoski as he comments on the much-anticipated outcome of the Chauvin trial; the media getting […]

THINGS HIDDEN 31: Jonathan Pageau on Satanic Inversion and the Anti-Christ

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by renowned icon carver Jonathan Pageau, host of the Symbolic World podcast. David and Jonathan talk about the anthropology of Rene Girard as seen from a symbolic perspective. They also cover the peculiar situation of the modern world with its weird shift in narratives, the […]

School Lockdowns, Det. John Baeza on Chauvin Trial

David Gornoski starts the episode by making a stellar case that government, along with its system of indoctrination and coercion, is religion in its very essence. “If at the heart of the institution there is preemptive violence then the whole thing is rotten to the core.” Joining David is Det. John Baeza who calls in […]

How the Powers Will Be Defeated

David Gornoski recounts his conversation on Clubhouse on Rene Girard’s thoughts on the apocalypse and how the powers of this world will be defeated? Why are social institutions losing their appeal? Is Biden really ending the forever war in Afghanistan as the media claims or is he simply delaying the withdrawals? Why did Twitter ban […]

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 […]