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Sides Žižek argues this is precisely the temptation to be resisted In such moments of apparently clear choices the real alternatives are most hidden Welcome to the Desert of the Real steps back complicating the choices imposed on us It proposes that global capitalism is fundamentalist and that America was Every feature attributed to the Other is already present at the very heart of the USAI ll write later when time allows But after Terror isn t it best to engage with Reason Green dog trumpet and other stories very heart of the USAI ll write later when time allows But after Terror isn t it best to engage with Reason

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Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

Probing beneath the level of TV punditry Žižek offers a highly original and readable account that serves as a fascinating and insightful comprehension of the events of September 11Liberals and conservatives proclaim the end of the American holiday from history Now the easy games are over; one should take This is uite interesting This brief book which contains a series of six largely political essays written after and largely about 911 is generally accessible full of sometimes remarkable insights though certainly repetitive and an excellent point of entry for starting in on Zizek There is stuff that is useless for example giving readings of Sophocles Antigone as a method for extracting some philosophical item or nugget that has about as much to do with Sophocles or Antigone as does a ham sandwich and on the other hand the utterly fascinating insights in ch 4 From Homo Sucker to Homo Sacer which essay is alone worth the price of this bookZizek not that I should be making generalizations based on one small volume seems like the guy who is channelling mediumistically the Spectacle and who simply lets it run out unchecked uncensored from all his principal orificies only that unlike with a writer like Baudrillard it is filtered and prism d through a hard and resistent ideology which is precisely the justification for indulging in his logorrheic hyperpublication hyperpublicization hyperzizakization His mind is like a mirror bearing witness to the Spectacle and showing us all that it is cracked Road-map to the Indians Treasure volume seems like the guy who is channelling mediumistically the Spectacle and who simply lets it run out unchecked uncensored from all his principal orificies only that unlike with a writer like Baudrillard it is filtered and prism d through a hard and resistent ideology which is precisely the justification for indulging in his logorrheic hyperpublication hyperpublicization hyperzizakization His mind is like a mirror bearing witness to the Spectacle and showing us all that it is cracked

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Complicit in the rise of Muslim fundamentalism It points to our dreaming about the catastrophe in numerous disaster movies before it happened and explores the irony that the tragedy has been used to legitimize torture Last but not least it analyzes the fiasco of the predominant leftist response to the even Thought provoking there s a fair amount of nonsense to wade through but Zizek also calls out a bunch of peoplegroups for their nonsense so it was worth the wade


10 thoughts on “Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

  1. says:

    The thing you notice uickly how often the bastard contradicts himself At first I wanted to say that he was inconsistent but then it became clear that it was a bigger part of his mission And indeed his first wish is to problematize the simple choices we have been given Honestly too few are better positioned to do so As a Slovene as someone who cut his teeth on Soviet intellectualism then found himself suddenly a part of the Captali

  2. says:

    This is uite interesting This brief book which contains a series of six largely 'political' essays written after and largely about 911 is generally accessible full of sometimes remarkable insights though certainly repetitive and an excellent point of entry for starting in on Zizek There is stuff that is useless for example giving readings of Sophocles' Antigone as a method for extracting some philosophical item or nugget that ha

  3. says:

    In short is it not that today in our resigned postideological era which admits no positive Absolutes the only legitimate candidate for the Ab

  4. says:

    Every feature attributed to the Other is already present at the very heart of the USAI'll write later when time allows But after Terror isn't it best to engage with Reason

  5. says:

    Zizek's writing is some kind of intellectual porn I turn the pages compulsively but what's the point Some part of me is thrilled whenever it interacts with a thought pattern that is not reductive predetermined transparent It is light in the i

  6. says:

    I think sometimes people who've known me for a long time wonder how I ended up a fan of Zizek and Badiou how I ended up so disenchanted with capitalism etc There'a a lot of things that go into it but one aspect that this book reminded me about these guys get it right I'm a mathematician have taught probability and stati

  7. says:

    Thought provoking there’s a fair amount of nonsense to wade through but Zizek also calls out a bunch of peoplegroups for their nonsense so it was worth the wade

  8. says:

    Nicholas Lezard said it very well about another Zizek book Reading Žižek is hard work But it is worth it; like hacking through miles of undergrowth and jungle vegetation in order to be rewarded every so often with a splendid view For when Žižek stops talking like that and actually says something directly then he is ele

  9. says:

    Every time I pick up a Zizek book I go in with the expectation I'll be able to track with maybe half of it His thoughts on 911 are just as askew insightful and obscure as you'd think they'd be I especially liked the chapter on Israel's relationship with Palestine becoming aggressive than ever at the time all while using the exact sa

  10. says:

    filthy Slovene muses about the secret fantasies of Americans

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