Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek thinks the U.S. political machinery is truly broken. He guides a verbal tour through the failure of manufactured consent, the appeal of human baseness, and politics as a real struggle of life and death. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/slavoj-zizek-on-donald-trump-presidency Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript – […]

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A snippet from the May 22nd 2016 Left Forum where Professor Zizek comments on the prospect of a Trump presidency and finally admits that he is a racist! Zizek provokes the crowd by commenting on toilets, Ronald Regean’s anti-semitic friends, Noam Chomsky’s concept of “manufacturing consent”, torture, and Wikileaks. “My God”

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Since 2008, Big Think has been sharing big ideas from creative and curious minds. The Think Again podcast takes us out of our comfort zone, surprising our guests and Jason Gots, your host, with unexpected conversation starters from Big Think’s interview archives. Slavoj Žižek is a Hegelian philosopher, Lacanian psychoanalist, and political activist. He’s the […]

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Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek thinks the U.S. political machinery is truly broken. He guides a verbal tour through the failure of manufactured consent, the appeal of human baseness, and politics as a real struggle of life and death. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/slavoj-zizek-on-donald-trump-presidency Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript – […]

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Since 2008, Big Think has been sharing big ideas from creative and curious minds. The Think Again podcast takes us out of our comfort zone, surprising our guests and Jason Gots, your host, with unexpected conversation starters from Big Think’s interview archives. Slavoj Žižek is a Hegelian philosopher, Lacanian psychoanalist, and political activist. He’s the […]

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Is it rational to vote? Not according to the paradox of voting. This video explains this paradox and objections to it from the expressivist theory of voting and the mandate theory of voting. Sponsors: Prince Otchere, Mike Samuel, Daniel Helland, Dennis Sexton, Will Roberts and √2. Thanks for your support! Donate on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Carneades Buy […]

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An explication and example of the Borda Count and Nauru method of counting votes. Sponsors: Prince Otchere, Daniel Helland, Dennis Sexton, Will Roberts and √2. Thanks for your support! Donate on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Carneades Buy stuff with Zazzle: http://www.zazzle.com/carneades Follow us on Twitter: @CarneadesCyrene https://twitter.com/CarneadesCyrene

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An explanation of one of the most common voting systems, the “First Past The Post” system where a plurality of first place votes always wins. Sponsors: Prince Otchere, Daniel Helland, Dennis Sexton, Will Roberts and √2. Thanks for your support! Donate on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Carneades Buy stuff with Zazzle: http://www.zazzle.com/carneades Follow us on Twitter: @CarneadesCyrene https://twitter.com/CarneadesCyrene

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An introduction to the six voting systems that we will be looking at in this mini-series. Including, First Past the Post, Instant Runoff Voting, The Borda Count, Bucklin Voting, The Condorcet Method, and Dictatorship. In this video we will define some key terms, including majority, plurality, and voter profile. Sponsors: Prince Otchere, Daniel Helland, Dennis […]

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