Tag Archives: Political Philosophy

A life in writing: Slavoj Žižek | Culture | The Guardian


Don’t know why, but I loved this line from Zizek in this recent interview for guardian. Let’s speak frankly, no bullshit, most of the left hates me even though I am supposed to be one of the world’s leading communist intellectuals. via A life in writing: Slavoj Žižek | Culture | The Guardian. Also, [speaking to […]

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Chipping Away of the Secular Order [2]?


My thinking out loud in response to a perceptive comment to the last post became long enough to count as a post itself, so here it is. In response to my last post, my friend Nadeem wrote: In the western history, a secular order of knowledge had been created over the centuries, pushing the religious […]

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Egyptian Revolution, Muslim Brotherhood, and Empty Signifiers…


The Egyptian uprising has brought together differences within the Egyptian society overrunning them by an overwhelmingly unifying rhetoric.  Tahrir square has become an unmistakable symbol of this integration. In its statement today, Muslim Brotherhood (MB) minced no words in emphasizing that it was part of a national movement for all Egyptian people. The statement was […]

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