Chomsky vs. Zizek

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Oh, I can't wait! just from the blurby into, it sounds like Chomsky said exactly what I've always wanted to say - but not been educated enough to say. "when you decode all the words, there is nothing there". I read Plato, Descartes, Kant, and while it was hard for me, when i really thought it through, it made sense.

I read Baudrillard, Derrida and Lacan (among others, including some 3rd wave feminists that I don't get), and think "ok, either there is nothing here, or i'm really missing something!. it's just gobbledy goop to my head. but i'm always told "you just don't get it", "you have to really work with it.".

glad someone else with a bigger brain than I, thinks it is bunk, too. I'm not saying it *is* bunk, i'm saying i feel a little less "tiny brained" when someone like chomsky says "i don't get it (cause i suspect there is nothing to get)"

danka!

Green mowse.pngGodot The ablity to breath is such an overrated ability17:51, 5 August 2013

Something of a misfire from Chomsky, though. Zizek is not a postmodernist, even if he sometimes quacks like one.

Nebuchadnezzar (talk)21:42, 5 August 2013