I am very slowly making my way through the beast of a book, but not due to high density.
I'm less sanguine, however, about Zizek's decision to use Kubler-Ross' death and dying concepts, and I find them troublesome in several ways.
Instead they loudly applaud what at times sounds like the meanderings of an intelligent drunk.
This guy is high on his own farts, or something. I have no idea how I got hoodwinked into reading this tripe. I guess listening to college-freshman Marxists is a poor choice.Published 7 days ago by Jason E.
I read Zizek's most recent book, Demanding the Impossible, a few months ago, and found him to be an engaging interlocutor who seemed not to take himself unduly seriously. Read morePublished 7 months ago by not a natural
I think of this as one of his more accessible books. He presents his arguments without getting excessively bogged down in academic terminology, and his frequent references to... Read morePublished 11 months ago by James Stephen Francis
This book will titillate any eschatologically tuned mind. His take on biotech and nuclear threat evoke Stewart Baker's Skating on Stilts (is it really surprising how to people so... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Boris
"I will tell you the truth now...Bullsh*t. Some more bullsh*t. Blah, blah, blah. Chapter 3, where I try to read Marx anew, is maybe OK. Read morePublished 19 months ago by James
Zizek's does not understand history. It was the collapse of khazar empire in the 11th century that a large number of khazars migrated into central Europe, then western Europe. Read morePublished 23 months ago by F. Yu
Thinking as an attempt to distinguish thing one from thing two can reach a point of Lacan making thing one the possible and thing two the impossible but there it is. Read morePublished on February 9, 2013 by Bruce P. Barten
We don't need the Book of Revelations to know that we are living in the 'end times', and yet the comparison is significant as the 'four horsemen' of globalization endpoint,... Read morePublished on November 5, 2012 by John C. Landon