…at nearly nobody knows is happening. Its all about how we mimic each other and develop our desires. Its about why we scapegoat, its about why we compete, its about how we get into a rivalry with a colleague and why we feel pressure to ‘keep up with the joneses’. Its pretty revolutionary, actually, and I am still wrapping my head around it.
This does sound fascinating. You're right, I'd never heard the word "mimetic" until reading this article!