I just received a proof copy of the first part of the philosophical hack. I am noticing some minor edits still. often it takes one pair of eyes many times going over the same thing to catch all the errors. * Using Slavoj Zizek's book "Event" as a platform, The Philosophical Hack is a hack… Continue reading So Close…The First Part, out soon.
https://www.theguardian.com/books/video/2018/oct/24/slavoj-zizek-tells-owen-jones-clinton-is-the-problem-not-trump Philosophy, as a capitalist apologetic disruption, is not ending, it is changing. As Zizek calls it, into 'cognitive mapping'. The 'end of philosophy', 'the end of history' or 'the end of the world' is from the intrinsic mythology within which identity knows itself: What it sees as its own change approaches, is its end,… Continue reading The Latest Zizek, from the Guardian
There will be a few opinions expressed in this post. My main critique is that Jordan Peterson does not understand the issues that he is condemning, and so what sounds like intelligence is really just small minded opinion based upon an ignorance. Here is a post worth reposting: Originally posted on Cadell Last: Synthesis! Video:… Continue reading Another argument against the existence of white privilege: The postmodern “no exit“.
The significance of the Harman/Zizek "Duet+Duel" discussion. The Irony of Biology and the Ontological Problem with Philosophy. We are biological creatures. If we are anything more than biological creatures, then we have a problem, as Slovoj Zizek say, ‘something terrible happened’. Implicit to all philosophy is this disaster: Consciousness. To be absolutely proper, the issue… Continue reading The Issue of the Orientation Upon Objects.
(Note: These posts refer to Slovoj Zizek's talk he did in Spain a few months ago; this one: *** This ‘post-traumatic world’ that might exist in a utopian dream, if it were not for the naïve subject who is able to have a view where by hope can reside, does not occur within the… Continue reading Reality, Naivety and Addiction; Part 2: Google and the failure of communication.
A Comment Upon Zizek’s Recent Talk in Spain, June 2017. Reality, Naivety and Addiction. * I know that everyone likes to have an opinion, and they also like for everyone else to have an opinion – no; they demand that what anyone has to say is an opinion. I ask: What happens when someone… Continue reading Reality, Naivety and Addiction in 3 parts. PART 1.
...Here Kate spells out the truth of Densher’s betrayal: he feels guilty, and refuses to proﬁt from Milly’s death, not because he doesn’t love her and is for this reason unworthy of her gift, but because he does love her—not while she was alive, but from the moment she died. -- from "The Parallax View"… Continue reading Again with this Love?