Luke Burgis

Luke Burgis

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Jonah Goldberg & Luke Burgis 04 Jul 2024 • EN

Repeat After Mimesis

Luke Burgis, author and professor of business at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, grants Jonah a well-deserved break from punditry with a crash course in mimetic theory. René Girard takes center stage as Luke and Jonah discuss the roots of human desire; how such desires lead to tribalism, conflict, an

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Why do we want what we want? Philosopher, theologian, and literary critic René Girard posits that we draw our desires largely from the people around us, a fact which has implications for everything from how we should plan our careers to the direction of foreign policy. Following a career spanning business, religious di

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Amit Verma & Luke Burgis 10 Jul 2023 • EN

Luke Burgis Sees the Deer at His Window

To live the examined life, we have to examine our own desires. Luke Burgis joins Amit Varma in episode 337 of The Seen and the Unseen to share his insights into human nature -- and to talk about his own evolution as a person and a thinker. (FOR FULL LINKED SHOW NOTES, GO TO SEENUNSEEN.IN.) Also check out: 1. Luke Burgi

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Luke has a background on Wall Street and has founded 3 companies in Silicon Valley. He describes his adult life as a constant state of uncertainty. At some point, he took a classics course, which he completed in a 24-hour Starbucks in a couple of months while living in Las Vegas. This led to him to contemplate deeper q

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Luke Burgis introduces us to the power of mimetic desire and how it influences our wants, fears, fulfillment and much more. Understanding why we want what we want helps us to desire differently, influence the desires of others and build a more fulfilling future.  Subscribe for ad-free interviews and bonus episodes http

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Luke Burgis explores human ecology and how our technology, relationships, politics, economics, education & systems affect what we want, our desires. Our future is shaped by what we learn to want and why. Luke wrote 'Wanting', a book based on the work of René Girard, a French polymath who coined the term mimetic theory,

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