“we know there is no truth in authority, yet we continue to play its game and to obey it in order not to disturb the usual run of things” – Slavoj Zizek
“Officially, we are all equal, Jews, Palestinians…
But there’s this whole set of implicit rules;
you are given a right on the condition…you do not exercise it.” – Slavoj Zizek
“True freedom overlaps with necessity – one makes a free choice when one’s choice puts at stake one’s very existence. One does it because one cannot do otherwise.
When one’s country is under foreign OCCUPATION and one is called by a resistance leader to join the fight against the occupiers, it is phrased not as, “You are free to choose,” but, “Can’t you see that this is the only thing you can do if you want to retain your dignity?”” – Slavoj Zizek on occupation & dignity
“If one can’t voice an objection to violence done by ISRAEL without attracting a charge of ANTI-SEMITISM, then that charge works…to immunise Israeli VIOLENCE against criticism.” – Judith Butler