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David Gornoski

May 28, 2021

In this episode of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by Burke Peters. The two talk about applying the valuable insights of Rene Girard's Mimetic Theory on the field of market economics. Has tribalism escalated much more in this globalized world? Can an understanding of mimetic desire help us ethically engage market economics? How does external and internal mediation play into market role models? Has the narrative arc appeal of Trump, like Obi-Wan Kenobi, grown stronger than we could imagine?

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