Monthly Archives: February 2017

From Scapegoat to King: Trump’s Election as a Purification Ritual Gone Wrong

The result is one of the great tragedies of human existence, what we might call the need to “fetishize evil,” to locate the threat to life in some special places where it can be placated and controlled. It is tragic precisely because it is sometimes very arbitrary: men make fantasies about evil, see it in […]