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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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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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Sacrificing the Founder

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