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from Slavoj Žižek's Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism (Verso, 2014)

…the big Other is not some kind of substantial Master who secretly pulls the strings but a stumbling malfunctioning machinery.


won’t fit
Look at it
Very odd
Doesn’t sit
different side
trying it
Once more
Moving it
Similar now
Surrounding it

“The point is not to attach oneself to the semblances..but to consider them necessary. ..Society is held together only by semblances, ‘which means: there is no society without repression, without identification, and above all without routine.’” – One should protect the semblances of power for the good reason that one should be able to continue to enjoy. 9 more words