“Consequently, there is also no incompatibility between the postmodern cynical attitude of nonidentification – of distance towards every ideology – and the nationalist obsession with the ethnic thing. The thing is the substance of enjoyment: the cynic is a person who believes only in enjoyment – and is not the cynic the clearest example of one obsessed precisely with the national thing?

Slavoj Zizek, “LAW AND THE POSTMODERN MIND: SUPEREGO BY DEFAULT” in Cardozo Law Review, 1995, pp.927-8” – (via slavoj–zizek) http://ift.tt/1Jmwkol

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