Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A persuasive message ...

... Io Sono Con Te: A film with a René Girard p.o.v.

And perhaps it’s a message that has won: René contends that, from these archaic societies to the Christian era, the word “sacrifice” changed. When used in the archaic world, it always meant the sacrifice of another – a human or animal sacrifice. Now, “sacrifice” always suggests a sacrifice of oneself, of doing without something.

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