Mimetic Desire 101
A short introduction to why we want the things we want.
What is Mimetic Desire?
Nearly everyone (unconsciously) assumes there’s a straight line between them and the things they want.
> > I wake up one day and “suddenly” decide that I want to run a marathon—amazingly, all of my friends had a similar realization when they hit their mid-thirties, too.
> > I get the brilliant idea that Substack is objectively the …
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