Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Chomsky vs. Zizek
Essa é boa! Dois boçais comunistas se depreciam em público. Chomsky diz que a obra de Zizek é uma porcaria, uma das poucas vezes na vida que o idiota do MIT falou algo correto. Zizek tenta responder dizendo que Chomsky tem a cabeça de um moleque de 12 anos... And I furthermore think that, in order to grasp the difficult predicament we are in today, to get an adequate cognitive mapping of our situation, one should not shirk the resorts of the continental tradition in all its guises, from the Hegelian dialectics to the French “deconstruction.” Chomsky obviously doesn’t agree with me here. So what if – just another fancy idea of mine – what if Chomsky cannot find anything in my work that goes “beyond the level of something you can explain in five minutes to a twelve-year-old because” because, when he deals with continental thought, it is his mind which functions as the mind of a twelve-years-old, the mind which is unable to distinguish serious philosophical reflection from empty posturing and playing with empty words?