Calling All Girardians

By Caleb Stegall for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2010/08/calling-all-girardians/

This story (and the broader phenomena it represents which would include everything from the explosion of reality TV to Facebook) illustrates what appears to be fertile new ground for Girardian inquiry into the new forms of mimetic desire and scapegoating that are emerging in our culture of technologically enhanced voyeurism.

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