We, the people have achieved a lot over the last centuries. But our rights are no gifts from our guardians, they were hard won. Today we live in a time of illusions, stupid entertainment and fashionable consumptions. Most people are still blinded by the media flood rather than form their own opinion. The constructive ways have to begin with an honest look in the mirror: never an easy task; always a necessary one.
Slavoj Žižek - Whither the "Death of God": A Continuing Currency?
Sunday, November 8, 2009
American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting
Thomas Altizer, Mt. Pocono, PA
Slavoj Žižek, University of Ljubljana