The Invention of Blame (Scapegoat Mechanism)

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BOOKS

The Scapegoat by René Girard on Amazon
http://geni.us/TheScapegoat

Evolution and Conversion: Dialogues on the Origins of Culture by René Girard on Amazon
http://geni.us/EvolutionAndConversion

René Girard and Myth by Richard Golsan on Amazon
http://geni.us/ReneGirardandMyth

Mimesis and Science: Empirical Research on Imitation and the Mimetic Theory of Culture and Religion by Scott R. Garrels on Amazon
http://geni.us/MimesisAndScience

Patterns of Culture by Ruth Benedict on Amazon
http://geni.us/PatternsOfCulture

RESOURCES

René Girard
http://www.iep.utm.edu/girard/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNkSB...
https://vimeo.com/123072513
http://180rule.com/rene-girards-mimet...
https://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/...

Waiting For The Barbarians by C. P. Cavafy
http://www.cavafy.com/poems/content.a...

RESEARCH

Orgins Of The Modern Mind: Three Stages In The Evolution Of Culture And Cognition by Merlin Donald
http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/bus...

Born To Learn: What Infants Learn From Watching Us by Andrew Meltzoff
http://ilabs.washington.edu/meltzoff/...

Imitation Of Facial And Manual Gestures by Human Neonates by Andrew Meltzoff and M. Keith Moore
http://science.sciencemag.org/content...

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René Girard Interview by Rev Dr Steven E Berry
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CARTA: Is the Human Mind Unique? -- Merlin Donald: Skilled Performance and Artistry by UCTV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EOKO...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-z1b...

Maltese Dog Dancing And Eating An Orange by Gerardo Camba
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Experiments with chimpanzees, works of N. Ladygina-Kohts
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Special Thanks Andrew Meltzoff, Ph.D.
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Special Thanks Dr. Richard J. Golsan
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