Mimesis and the State of US Democracy by Gaither Stewart

by Gaither Stewart
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
20 April, 2011

rhızomıng mımεsıs▲catharsıs plεats . .

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“And thusly we end up with pseudo leaders for a pseudo democracy, albeit one rammed down the throat of nations around the world with the benedictions of tens of millions of well-meaning but thoroughly brainwashed Americans.”

(ROME) Standard dictionary definitions of the word of ancient Greek origin, mimesis,relate the word to imitation, representation, mimicry, similarity, the act of resembling and of expression. Today, mimesis has more to do with literary and societal functions.

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