For the Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, Dreamworks Studio’s animated movie “Kung Fu Panda” is a perfect embodiment of the way a disavowed ideology fonctions in modern times we live in when for an idea to spread and to flourish noone even has to effectively “believe” in it… Thus the concept of this pop culture/culture theory design mash-up that blends the film’s main hero, Po the Panda, the master of ancient Kung Fu martial art, with the present day Master of popular culture analysis, the great and powerful Slavoj Ž. himself!
Tags: kung-fu-panda, communist, commies, party, marxist
Comrade Slavoj Zizek is notoriously known for his incredible aptitude for reiteration of the favorite jokes from his Communist Yugoslavian past, recapitulation of the same old stories and examples he uses to clarify his leftist views on political economy and all other kinds of rinse-and-repeat type of approach he’s not afraid to apply without restraint in his theoretical and practical body of work.
Tags: zizek, viva la revolucion, che guevara, la repeticion, repetici n
Collage based on the idea that a teapot might be flying in space. “Nobody can prove that there is not between the Earth and Mars a china teapot revolving in an elliptical orbit, but nobody thinks this sufficiently likely to be taken into account in practice.” Bertrand Russell.
Tags: russell, bertrand, philosophy, philosopher, intellectual