Rene Girard and the Vengeance Fantasy

Girard is a philosopher who noted that civilizations tend to organize themselves around theories of cleansing, sacrificial violence directed toward some acceptable victim: the scapegoat. He eventually returned to his Catholic faith when he saw that Jesus, instead of making somebody else a scapegoat for our lust for violence, makes himself the scapegoat for the [Read More...]

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