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Slavoj Zizek: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

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Slavoj Zizek: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Zizek’s response to modernism. Charity and the evils thereof, the dilemma of wanting to do good wonderfully clearly expressed. Not sure if this fits in with our discussions, but I love it and just want to share it.

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2 thoughts on “Slavoj Zizek: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

  1. Thanks Lotte, I watched this a while ago, it’s really good 🙂

  2. Love this talk and animation: The danger of charity as a depoliticised ethics of care. I’m reading and enjoying The Ethics of Care by Virfinia Held; there’s also some relevant work by Sherilyn MacGregor. Care as precursor of justice – what gives birth to justice (to a different emancipatory politics indeed) – is a really powerful feminist notion

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