What You WON’T Hear In Tonight’s GOP Debate

There will be many jabs and many one-liners and many hollow promises made as eight GOP contenders – minus Trump – take the debate stage. But there are some things you are guaranteed to NOT hear tonight… Also today: Pentagon plays the blame Ukraine game. source

Slavoj Žižek • Are Catastrophes Virtual?

Wolf Humanities Center’s 2010-2011 Forum on Virtuality October 13, 2010 Slavoj Žižek Philosopher and Critical Theorist Threats of catastrophe have become a part of our daily life: ecological disasters, social unrest, financial collapse, biogenetic freaks, terrorist attacks. Cultural critic Slavoj Žižek, dubbed “the most dangerous philosopher in the West,” argues that the virtual aspects of […]