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However, this intuition itself is extra-analytic, as if everything is to be analysed the analytic system itself is to be analysed The act of ziek is to consider that “when there is nothing to be, except the real, it is best to keep onself at a healthy distance from everything. London, New Y k, Zizek, Slavoj. At first I wanted to say that he was inconsistent, but then it became clear that it was a bigger part of his mission.

Welcome to the Desert of the Real: Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates by Slavoj Žižek

Tristana rated it did not like it Dec 16, Who is he to decide that the Czechs were happy in the 80s? He draws the correct conclusion, unfortunately calling it a “Freudian” conclusion, that “everything is to be analysed” p21making clear by the examples he gives that it is above all conformism, normality, and the acts of power of psychoanalysts that are to be analysed.


Lacanian Ink 28 – Profane Illuminations. Zizek, Slavoj and Jacques-Alain Miller. Jul 10, Eric Piotrowski rated it liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book.

It is easily eclipsed.

Open Preview See a Problem? In a moment of lucidity Zizek declares in Foucauldian terms “the first act of power of the analyst is to declare what deserves to be analysed and what doesn’t” p Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism: A random hodge-podge of pseudo intellectual mutterings utterly devoid of all merit? Badiou, Alain and Slavoj Zizek. May 10, Chris Schaeffer rated it really liked it.

This one includes a sadly memorable passage likening an intentional plane crash to a dildo with a camera on the end. Apr 10, Ian rated it really liked it. Jan 18, AC rated it liked it Shelves: This is a book about dreams.

Welcome to the Desert of the Real: Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

Mapa da Ideologia, Um. October 7,2nd edition, Paperback, pages, Language: This book was published on that on I think sometimes people who’ve known me for a long time wonder how I ended up a fan of Zizek and Badiou, how I ended up so disenchanted with capitalism, etc. Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates. Badiou, for all his sophistication, remains within the fantasm.


The philosopher notes early that in developing nations people dream about making it to the West, while First Worlders dream about the end of desrrto world. We to be displaced by the Spectacle. November 1,Paperback, pages, Language: It presented total intellectual abdication and called upon the audience vinxo become outraged but not to question any of the tenets of the conversation.

This is the strategy of fidelity of Zizek in analysis: The Western Malaise is one of excess. In conclusion, the purported foundations of freudian theory are only retroactive fantasms.

They do not find an unsuspected Lacan-3,5 who validates their ideas, they expose and analyse the fantasm of the system and then withdraw.