Slavoj Žižek – Disposable Life (full film). “If you disregard all humanitarian problems and look at what would be ideal for the functioning of the system, basically the idea is that sooner or later 80% of the people are disposable – of no use” Visit historiesofviolence.com for other thinkers on the issue; among other, Simon […]

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The Authors@Google program was pleased to welcome Slavoj Žižek to Google’s New York office to discuss his latest book, “Violence”. From Wikipidea: “Slavoj Žižek is a Post-Marxist sociologist, philosopher, and cultural critic. In 1989, with the publication of his first book written in English, The Sublime Object of Ideology, Žižek achieved international recognition as a […]

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This video program is available in full at www.pdxjustice.org and at the Google Video website (search on keywords “pdxjustice” and “Slavoj”). To resume this program where this segment left off, click and drag the playback time slider to 9:23. Program description: Sociologist and philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, discusses politeness and civility in the function of contemporary […]

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11/16/08 Slavoj Zizek, author of Violence: Six Sideways Reflections (Picador; July 22, 2008), and Bernard-Henri Levy, author of Left In Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism (Random House; September 16, 2008) talked about their books on stage with Paul Holdengraber. They debated the parameters of tolerance and the global understanding of human rights. In his […]

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Here is a video examining the connection between faith and violence, and how when one is in an irrational disagreement, one can only resort to irrational persuasion. 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: […]

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