How Social Media Has Made Us All Rivals

It’s a Chamber of Desire from which there is no escape

Luke Burgis
8 min readJul 9, 2021

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In the isolation of the pandemic, our need for social media has been especially acute. It helps us to make sense of who we are. We didn’t know what to desire. So we turned to other people, on our phones, to tell us:

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Luke Burgis

Author of “WANTING: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.” Find more at read.lukeburgis.com