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A Neighbor's Choice radio show and THINGS HIDDEN podcast are the two main audio programs of David Gornoski.

THINGS HIDDEN is a deep-dive podcast into the world of mythology and current events guided by the Mimetic theory of Rene Girard and grounded in the personhood revolution of Jesus.

Hosted by David Gornoski, A Neighbor’s Choice Radio examines the role of violence and religion in society. From victims of state violence against nonviolent behaviors to public figures and contrarian voices, the conversations that unfold create an illuminating and surreal journey for listeners.
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After this recent assassination attempt, Donald Trump is expected to win the upcoming presidential election by a landslide. Why? David Gornoski explains how this is the result of what Jesus did in human history, particularly Christ's unveiling of sacred violence. Visit for more
David Gornoski sits down with Steve Scott to discuss why we need Co2 more than we realize. Why does living at high altitudes reduce cancer and obesity risk? How does one know if they're CO2 deficient? How should we breathe? Why should we watch out for cosmic radiation and PUFA? Carbogenetics website here. Visit for more
Amber O'Hearn joins David Gornoski to talk about why red meat is important, why a high protein diet may not work for everyone, how our metabolism is being destroyed, solutions to impaired thyroid, whether people get aggressive from carnivore, and more. Check out Amber's website here. Visit for more
David Gornoski sits down with Devansh Sood to talk about EMF exposure and how his clothing brand Fique is dealing with this issue. Would special clothing be enough to shield us from EHS? How does 5G affect us? What separates Fique from other EMF protective clothing? Check out Fique's website here. Visit for more
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. Visit for more
David Gornoski sits down with filmmakers Israel and James Bannister for a conversation on Jiu-Jitsu, whether making art is a good business model, movies as a meditative experience, synchronicity, and more. Check out Israel and James' short films here. Visit for more
David Gornoski sits down with Jerry Bowyer to talk about DEI in big corporations, how Christians reject the Christ archetype, the war against excellence in churches, a mutation of not being judgmental, Jesus as outlaw, and more. Check out the Meeting of Minds podcast here. Visit for more
David Gornoski explores Ray Peat's observation on how living at high altitude increase longevity and lessen the chances of cancer and obesity. Visit for more
David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell talk about getting typecast in the entertainment industry, why rap music will die out, outlaw mimesis, longing for communion in media, the influence of televangelism on livestreaming, and more. Visit for more
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. Visit for more
Dr. Paul Alexander sits down with David Gornoski for an intriguing conversation on whether there actually was a pandemic, government deception, how the establishment plans to take out Trump, how Fauci can be held accountable, and more. Dr. Paul Alexander's Substack. Visit for more
David Gornoski and Shane Kennedy get together to discuss who AI will replace in the future, social media mimesis, the decline of energy in the physical world, Red Lobster woes, how to be economically free, and more. Visit for more
Why is it futile to engage in power politics? David Gornoski answers this question and talks about Steve Bannon's arrest, how Christ-hauntedness drives culture, how evil can be overcome, the stupidity of online influencing, and more. Visit for more
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. Visit for more
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. Visit for more
David Gornoski appears on Jason Mironchuk’s “At the End of the Day” show alongside Q of Mimetic Value. “Many people know of Rene Girard’s theories of desire and violence, but what does his Mimetic Theory and the Scapegoat have to say about Christianity? Are we Westerners haunted by the Cross? Is Trump the scapegoat to end ALL scapegoats?” Subscribe to 2 Bit Podcast here. Q’s Substack. Visit for more
David Gornoski sits down with Kentucky University Professor Wilfred Reilly to talk about the hostility to WNBA's Caitlin Clark, the impact of Trump's conviction, Reilly's upcoming book "Lies My Liberal Teacher Told Me," religion as a binding agent, low testosterone, and more. Buy Prof. Reilly's book here. Visit for more
David Gornoski and James Kourtides talk about Trump's conviction, how Trump has influenced other politicians, the need for decentralization, patent gnosticism vs incarnational innovation, what free market medical industry looks like, healing the soil for abundant crops, and more. Check out James Kourtides' YouTube channel. Visit for more
David Gornoski is joined by the returning Dr. Peter McCullough for an exciting episode of the Science. Are we facing a bird flu outbreak? Will Fauci and Co face any accountability? Why did the WHO treaty fail? Listen to the full show to find out. Visit Dr McCullough's Substack here. Visit for more
Auron Macintyre, author of The Total State: How Liberal Democracies Become Tyrannies, joins the show to talk about what's wrong with mainstream conservatism, the underdog energy of Trump, whether history is cyclical, the reigning pseudo-gnostic worldview, the Christ-hauntedness of Trump's trial, what "loving your enemies" looks like, and more. Buy The Total State here. Visit for more