Excerpt: /278/ Reading Club: Cynicism & Ideology


On Zizek’s “How Marx Invented the Symptom” from The Sublime Object of Ideology.
We kick off the second phase of the 2022 Reading Club, on Cynical Ideology, with this selection from Slavoj Zizek’s landmark first book in English. How does he supplement Marx’s conception of ideology? Are we post-ideological or trapped in cynical ideology? How would we go about breaking free of it?
The Sublime Object of Ideology (ch. 1), Slavoj Zizek 

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