“man’s partner is ..woman ..reduced to the fantasy-object! ..For something real to be experienced ..“reality,” it must fit the ..coordinates of our fantasy-space” – SLAVOJ ZIZEK http://ift.tt/1GJBY3m


“In contrast to imitation, which sustains belief in preexisting “organic” reality, simulation retroactively “denaturalizes” reality itself by way of disclosing the mechanism responsible for its generation.” – “We cannot simply say: discard the images and you see reality. If we discard the images nothing remains. Just some pure abstraction.”

– slavoj zizek on cyberspace

“the properly Hegelian..overcoming of the transcendental dimension or the gap that separates subject from object: dialectical materialism transposes back into nature not subjectivity as such by the very gap that separates subjectivity from objectivity.” – “New Materialism covers up this gap, reinscribing subjective agency into natural reality as its immanent agential principle.” – Slavoj Žižek, Absolute Recoil, p. 12. [New Materialism, trying to antihumanistically express humanity’s naturalness, ends up making nature human. – ImKrebsgang]