René Girard's Legacy

www.imitatio.org

 

Sometimes the greatest ideas appear to be simple ones. The famed critic and cultural theorist René Girard gave the world a set of deceptively simple ideas that have changed the way we think...


Global Markets, Anonymous Victims

Talking to Mark Anspach

The UNESCO Courier

 

In our great metropolises, hundreds of homeless people die each year. We don't even know their names. The market economy has not rid us of sacrifice. And yet, its rationality was supposed to distance us from ritual violence...

 


 

"Dare Me"

When Cheerleading Becomes a Hunger Game

www.houseofflout.com

 

Look at Emily. Isn’t she the picture of perfection? There’s no sexier girl on the high school cheer squad. The boys like her just the way she is. But not Coach. She thinks the poor girl is fat...