Someone once asked me what I thought of Slavoj Zizek

Here is an excerpt:

Q: What does love feel like? A: Like a great misfortune, a monstrous
parasite, a permanent state of emergency that ruins all small
pleasures. Q: Have you ever said ‘I love you’ and not meant it? A: All
the time. When I really love someone, I can only show it by making
aggressive and bad-taste remarks. Q: Tell us a secret. A: Communism
will win.

Here is the full interview, via Finoculous.  It contains further revelations.  A few months ago I spent some time browsing his latest book in Borders.  He can’t simply admit: "I was a fool to follow Mao and Stalin" but instead he has to push the line "I just need to reinterpret everybody more and I will still find some movement for "egalitarian terror" [those two words are his] to sign on to."  Grow up, I say, yet he is almost sixty years old.


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