I explore the basics of René Girard's theory of Memetic Desire and sacrifice with Craig Stewart. We also discuss the resurgence of scapegoating in contemporary politics and how Girard's theory can give us insight into the mechanisms by which this has occured.
Craig has a series going into more detail regarding Girard's theory. It begins here:
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