Zizek talking about education and what he sees as deterioration of modern educationopen space of apparently useless  – it has gone past the place on the recording and i cannot pause it but it is important  and it

I think it is about the aimlessness of art

chimes with schillers spielraum




An Evening with Slavoj Žižek Radical philosopher, polymath, film star, cult icon, and author of over 30 books, Slavoj Žižek is one of the most controversial and leading contemporary public intellectuals, simultaneously acclaimed as the ‘Elvis of cultural theory’ and denounced as ‘the most dangerous philosopher in the West’. In this special lecture for Intelligence Squared from July 2011, Žižek argues that global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis and that our collective responses to economic Armageddon correspond to the five stages of grief – ideological denial, explosions of anger, attempts at bargaining, followed by depression and finally acceptance of change. Referencing everything from Kafka, the “Hollywood Marxism” of Avatar, the Arab Spring and WikiLeaks, he presents a roadmap for finding a way beyond the madness.


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