WOF 348: The Power of Mimetic Desire w/ Luke Burgis

August 22, 2022

In this new “Bishop Barron Presents” discussion, Bishop Barron sits down with bestselling author Luke Burgis to discuss his new book, Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.

Why do we want what we want? And how do our desires shape us as people? How are desires related to freedom?

In their conversation, Bishop Barron and Burgis discuss these topics and more, such as:

  • René Girard
  • Mimetic desire
  • Social media
  • The scapegoat mechanism

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