The Erotic Disposition of Homer’s Bowling Ball.

Believing there is a code to be cracked is of course much the same as believing in the existence of some Big Other: in every case what is wanted is an agent who will give structure to our chaotic social lives. – Zizek Our attraction to figuring things out stems from the erotic drives within [Read More...]

Love: The Disruptive Absence

We tend to create desire out of the desire of the other. The other could be law, society, God, peers and Other others. We attempt to try to fill these gaps of desire with things that cannot truly fill them. They are representations of representations. And so they aren’t Real, they are simply real. The idea of love is a shadow to love. All of our ideas of love make up what love should/could be. [Read more...]

The Castration Of God

We are in danger of losing everything: the threat is that we will be reduced to abstract subjects devoid of all substantial content, dispossessed of our symbolic substance, our genetic base heavily manipulated, vegetating in an unlivable environment. – Zizek Atheist philosopher and cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek is talking of the inherent problems with capitalism [Read More...]


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