A Deep Dive on René Girard with David Gornoski


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Erik is joined by David Gornoski on this episode. He is an entrepreneur, speaker, and writer.
They talk about:
- How David came to be interested in René Girard’s work.
- The explanation for why human desires are usually borrowed from each other.
- Mimesis and society’s role models.
- How Christianity has influenced society.
- The human fascination with conflict and drama.
- What religion can teach us.
- How Girardian philosophy applies to criminal justice, foreign policy, and government.
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