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Mimetic Theory Theory

Girard’s Revelation

For René Girard, the Gospels have already revealed the most fundamental truths. What, then, is his own contribution to knowledge?

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders

Crisis and Differentiation

For René Girard, social crisis is the result of a loss of differences.

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Mimetic Theory Technology The Left The Outside The Right Theory Theory of the Outside

Mimetic Acceleration and Capitalist Hyperintelligence

On Accelerationism and Mimetic Theory

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders Poststructuralism Theory

The Violence of Institutions, or Girard avec Foucault

René Girard and Michel Foucault shared an abiding interest in the violence embedded in institutions.

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Mimetic Theory Poststructuralism Theory Wild Theory

Control Societies with Sacrificial Characteristics

Hi-tech networked control and archaic sacrificial systems may seem like opposites, but in fact, they complement each other.

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders Wild Theory

Sacrificing the Founder

The recent toppling of statues reveals the triumph of what Nietzsche called “critical history” over “monumental history.”

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Mimetic Theory Outsiders The Outside Wild Theory

Preliminary Theory of the In-Group Contrarian

The In-Group Contrarian is a simultaneously marginal and a central figure for understanding social media dynamics.