Monday, April 13, 2009

Slavoj Zizek: "The ideological power of fascism..."

The ideological power of fascism lies precisely in the feature which was perceived by liberal or leftist critics as its greatest weakness: in the utterly void, formal character of its appeal, in the fact that it demands obedience and sacrifice for their own sake. (82)

Slavoj Zizek, The Sublime Object of Ideology (Verso: 1989)

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