Psychology and philosophy, part two

So I pick up this book by this foreign sounding Philosopher Slavoj Zizek. And I pick this book up and a page through it a little bit, maybe something in the table of contents caught my eye, but I felt like this was Philosophy. in the sense that I understood Philosophy. So I bought it.

And I took it home and I started to read it. Honestly, I couldn’t make heads or tails from what he was talking about. I would make my way through about 15 or 20 pages, and then I close the book and I would think about what I just read, and it made no sense at all. Or maybe I just made a tiny bit of sense pieces of it, but, there is huge context, I was seriously wondering what the rest of the sentences meant. 😜

So I put the book down for a couple of months.

I don’t know what I did during that time. Maybe I was just learning how to produce music and was coming apart a lot of musical things I did from my past from friends of mine and just learning how to produce music and just tripping out on this past of mine that I guess I just kind of forgot about.

So a few months goes by and there’s this book sitting on the table on the shelf there. And so I pick it up again and I try to start in a different chapter. Still, it’s just not making sense. It’s just I can’t wrap my head around what he’s talking about. So I put it back on the shelf.

I think I did this for the better part of the year, trying to read a little bit of it, seeing that made no sense to me whatsoever, putting it back on the shelf to sit while I did other stuff.

And then came the time that I picked up the book and I decided to start from the beginning. And then this stuff just melted in my mind like butter. The copy that I own of that book is now filled with comments in the margin’s underlining, highlighting,*’s, all sorts of markings. All of a sudden I knew exactly what he was talking about. I zipped through that book probably in about a week or so and I digested it like it was the most tasty meal I’ve ever eaten except the one that Kierkegaard gave me in all of his works.

OK, that’s enough for part two. 

Author: landzek

My name is Lance Kair, a philosopher, a counselor and a musician who is being questioned.

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