The Golden Potlatch
: Study in Mimesis and Capitalist Desire 
"The Golden Potlatch was at its very core a mimetic gesture, and demonstrates how objecthood (and, by extension, culture) is increasingly fetishized under capitalism. Within the context of modernity, this fetishization emerges at the point where contact between people is displaced by contact between people and commodities."

The Golden Potlatch
: Study in Mimesis and Capitalist Desire

"The Golden Potlatch was at its very core a mimetic gesture, and demonstrates how objecthood (and, by extension, culture) is increasingly fetishized under capitalism. Within the context of modernity, this fetishization emerges at the point where contact between people is displaced by contact between people and commodities."

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