Maybe he just doesn’t take režektion very well?

July 5, 2012 | 1 book mentioned 1

Philosopher Slavoj Žižek doesn’t seem very happy these days. Yesterday he published a harsh response to the lukewarm reception NYRB and the Guardian gave his recently published opus, Less Than Nothing. And his declaration that “99% of people are boring idiots” in an recent interview  does little to soften his image.

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One comment:

  1. That seems an unfair characterization of Žižek’s response. Gray’s egregious misreading of his arguments, particularly regarding anti-Semitism, demand a defense from the author, which he has now supplied.

    And 99% of people may not actually be boring idiots, but they do seem to present themselves as such.

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