Rene Girard, Peter Thiel, Mimetic Theory + Consumption Diet of the Week

The most important thing we learn from others is desire.

French historian and philosopher Rene Girard is a Silicon Valley favorite. Among his fans are Peter Thiel, Naval Ravikant and scores of other Silicon Valley mavericks who draw upon his work to explain everything from the popularity of Instagram to the rise of populism and even career choices.

Many of you have read Network Capital CEO Utkarsh Amitabh’s

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