For Egypt, this is the miracle of Tahrir Square / Slavoj Žižek
11-Feb-2011 (4 comments)

One cannot but note the "miraculous" nature of the events in Egypt: something has happened that few predicted, violating the experts' opinions, as if the uprising was not simply the result of social causes but the intervention of a mysterious agency that we can call, in a Platonic way, the eternal idea of freedom, justice and dignity.

The uprising was universal: it was immediately possible for all of us around the world to identify with it, to recognise what it was about, without any need for cultural analysis of the features of Egyptian society. In contrast to Iran's Khomeini revolution (where leftists had to smuggle their message into the predominantly Islamist frame), here the frame is clearly that of a universal secular call for freedom and justice, so that theMuslim Brotherhood had to adopt the language of secular demands.

The most sublime moment occurred when Muslims and Coptic Christians engaged in common prayer on Cairo's Tahrir Square, chanting "We are one!" – provi... >>>

Darius Kadivar

Slavoj Žižek is a Dangerous Demagogue

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There is no room for compromise. Either the entire Mubarak edifice falls, or the uprising is betrayed



Yes, DK, there are things here he's right about

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But it doesn't change the fact that he's an idiot. And an awful embarrassement to his ex country.

Fortunately, his audience is shrinking, day by day.

Darius Kadivar

37 DAYS : A Cautionary Tale that Should Not be Forgotten

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Darius Kadivar

Slavoj Žižek I will Fight YOU to DEATH if I could !!

by Darius Kadivar on

Regardless of what he says in this article much of which comes across as coherent, and Pro People, etc ...

But Zizek is nothing but a Blood thirsty SOB ... That's all I have to say about this Jacobin Driven Sadist. If Not God ... May Wisdom Protect the Egyptian Intelligensia from such demagogue ANN TELECTUALS !

Just Like Michel Foucault if not worse:

The philosopher and the ayatollah - The Boston Globe


Eversince firsthand experience of the Islamic Revolution and it's excesses I immediately recognize of what Mold such an individual is made of behind his so called Academic Bulllshiting.

Be it for not seeing such tragedies repeated:

BOOK: EVEN AFTER ALL THIS TIME By Afschineh Latifi ( A Memoir )

I would Fight scums like him to the last Breath in my body if I could. He is No different than Khalkhali ! Probably even more dangerous cause he is an Ideologue.

Historian Simon Schama Confronts Slavoj Zizek views on Robespierre's Controversial Legacy:

VIRTUE IN TERROR: Maximilien Robespierre and the Reign of Terror (BBC):




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The Generals Widow By Cyrus KADIVAR

Dialogue of murder:A cautionary tale that must not be forgotten By Cyrus KADIVAR

Recommended BOOK:

BOOK: EVEN AFTER ALL THIS TIME By Afschineh Latifi ( A Memoir )

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