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as ever Zizek twists and manipulates everything in his grasps....provactive, challenging and purposely against our common (mis)conceptions.
However without the deeper links to his Lacanian and Hegelian structuralism sometimes his arguments here feel a little unrooted. I would certainly recommend reading the last section of the parallax view first as this is very much an updated version of his arguments on violence there.
Probably the most refreshing thing in the structure of this book is the epilogue which is a rather nice summary which joins the dots of the wide range of ideas thrown at us within the hundred or so pages which is rather unusual for Zizek… Read more