THINGS HIDDEN 28: “Reagan’s Terrible Sword” Donald J. Devine on Rene Girard, The Enduring Tension

David Gornoski sits down with Donald J. Devine, political scientist and author of The Enduring Tension. David and Dr. Devine touch on a variety of topics such as the deep political divide in America, the decline of conservative influence in media, the impact of Rene Girard’s work on anthropology, Dr. Devine’s experience of working with President Ronald Reagan, the breaking down of the welfare state, and more. Can we ever get rid of envy from our society? What is the best way to limit coercion and where does the future of politics lie? Listen to the full podcast to find out.

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