Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek


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

characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read 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. 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 statistics I like keeping myself open to evidence and here s the evidence Zizek wrote these essays between Sept 11 2001 and Sept 11 2002 This book was published on that one year anniversary Okay you say fine big deal he s got people who know how to sell his booksBut here s why I read it now and here s why it s so important he saw it all coming he saw it all clearly already right then So when people say Zizek s just a contrarian or he s just a provocateur well he is those things sometimes but he s also built himself a conceptual and analytic apparatus that allows him to see clearly the corrupt sad horrifying reality of the world much earlier than lots of other people can This is how you decide on a good model in mathematics or in science right You see what its predictions are and then test those predictions against reality How well do those predictions and descriptions correspond to what actually came about Well read this book and see how well Zizek recognized predicted described the mess we ve all of us enmeshed ourselves within since 911So yes I think Zizek is worth reading and listening to because he s done a good job before of seeing through the noisy confusing smokescreens and misdirections thrown at us everyday by a corrupt power structure and a bought and paid for media apparatus

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characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read 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. In short is it not that today in our resigned postideological era which admits no positive Absolutes the only legitimate candidate for the Absolute are radically evil actsThis is a book about dreams The philosopher notes early that in developing nations people dream about making it to the West while First Worlders dream about the end of the world Slavoj i ek is coy like that Throughout Welcome To The Desert of the Real he displays his range without much rigor It doesn t read as caprice it functions as serial uestions those that make us readers uncomfortable The Western Malaise is one of excess Lacan offered diagnosis some time back we now need to cut ourselves distract our neuroses in reality programming We to be displaced by the Spectacle Our choices leave us docile We stared at the remains of the World Trade Center and asked how could this happen here The author poses that we should ve reacted that this shouldn t happen again anywhere This is a riveting work Many are critical of i ek s recourse to popular cultural I am not While being unaware of the title being a line from The Matrix I find the analogy comfortably disturbing

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characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read 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

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  • Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates
  • Slavoj Žižek
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  • 01 August 2020
  • 9781781680193

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  1. says: characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek 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

  2. says: characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek 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 h

  3. says: characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

    Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek In short is it not that today in our resigned postideological era which admits no positive Absolutes the only legitimate candidate for the Absolute are radically evil acts?This is a book about dreams The philosopher notes early that

  4. says: Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek

    characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read 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?

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    characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek 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 i

  6. says: Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek 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 end

  7. says: Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

    characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read 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: Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek 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

  9. says: characters ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Slavoj Žižek Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek ☆ 3 free read

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek 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 same verbiage of America's War on Terror propaganda Each essay has plenty of peaks and valleys but so

  10. says: characters Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (E–pub/E–book) Á Slavoj Žižek filthy Slovene muses about the secret fantasies of Americans

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