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Žižek Says Thing

LONDON – Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek was quoted today saying a thing, maybe about Greece or Syria or some Hollywood film he barely watched, sources confirmed. 161 more words

Syria

On (Non)Separation of Academic and Public Spheres

This is a circumferential argument on a certain text from Richard Javad Heydarian’s Facebook wall. Heydarian is a political analyst and assistant professor in De La Salle University. 1,774 more words

'Flat' Ontology

“Jacques Lacan reminds us, that in sex, each individual is to a large extent on their own, if I can put it that way.” – Naturally, the other’s body has to be mediated, but at the end of the day, the pleasure will be always your pleasure. 265 more words

London, 15 July 2015

Dear C-,

Exactly 226 years and one day ago today, a group of rioters stormed the Bastille prison in Paris and freed all the inmates often unjustly incarcerated there. 828 more words

Politics

.. there is no doubt that two fundamental episodes of Mao’s political struggle can be regarded as grave failures, which took a high toll in human lives: the Great Leap Forward and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

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Quotes And Reposts

US Foreign Policy: A Force For Good?

‘…[T]he idea of Evil has become essential. No intellectual will actually defend the brutal power of money and the accompanying political disdain for the disenfranchised, or for manual laborers, but many agree to say that the real Evil is elsewhere. 803 more words

Η χρονικότητα του καπιταλισμού είναι η σημειωτόν διαχρονική κινητικότητα του κεφαλαίου η οποία παράγει βλέμμα, αναπνοή και φόβο. Αυτό είναι και το έμβιο ον που παράγει το κεφάλαιο, ο χρόνος του έγκειται στην πεπερασμένη παροντική αναπνοή που εισπνέει μέχρι θανάτου, μια ασφυκτική παροντική αναπνοή.

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