Announcement—Upcoming: Anti-Mimetic Salon #3 with Thomas J. Bevan
Join us for a 90-minute, free-flowing group chat on August 23, 2022 with writer Thomas J. Bevan
I recently published this written conversation with my friend, writer Thomas J. Bevan, titled Transcending the Transactional. We discussed Art vs. Content, and the more fundamental tension of being a Creator (or an entrepreneur, for that matter) in a world in which the mimetic pressure to ‘get engagement’ are enormous.
I’m convinced that the (thin) desire for ‘engagement’ is almost entirely mimetic. I’ve watched countless people—from political personas and ‘activists’ to content creators to founders—trap themselves in a closed-market logic of consumer demand.
Due to the popularity of that interview, I have invited Thomas to a (longer-than-usual) 90-minute Salon with us on August 23, 2022, from 12-1:30pm Eastern.
We both agreed that it would be best to keep the conversation as open and free-flowing as possible, with no pre-conceived ideas of how it would go or even what we will talk about. So it should be fun, and I hope that you’re able to join us.
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