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.

The Outside Wild Theory

“Karen” and the Maenads

“Karen” videos and similar viral images project the threat of social breakdown onto spectacles of ranting women – much like the Maenads of ancient Greece.

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.”

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.