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Camera Shy, Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Philosophical Intelligence Office MONOLOGUE Camera Shy, Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah My basic idea is that Jewish, or anti-black racist. our times are weird times. On the one hand, they are superficially permissive. You get all the hardcore you want on the net, you can participate in orgies, blah blah blah. But at the same time it’s not even true consumerism. You have this obsession with safe sex, and so on. I think the only true consumerists that we have are, if you ask me, drug addicts, those who say, “Fuck it, I want to go to the end, I don’t care.” No, our consumerism is not dead. It’s a very strategic, calculating consumerism. Isn’t it exactly the same as what happens when you see a real Arab or Jew or black guy? It is as if you project on him all your implicit racist knowledge. You see that he’s evil, a danger to you, or whatever, blah blah. I think it’s a perfect metaphor for our spontaneous ideology. Pornography is the most HENRIK DRESCHER Isn’t there an Indian guy [Pranav Mistry] in Cambridge who developed “SixthSense”? A simple mechanism: you have a camera, a small one, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Baffler MIT Press

Camera Shy, Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah

The BafflerMar 1, 2013

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Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
© 2012 Slavoj Žižek
ISSN
1059-9789
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2164-926X
DOI
10.1162/BFLR_a_00124
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Abstract

Philosophical Intelligence Office MONOLOGUE Camera Shy, Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah My basic idea is that Jewish, or anti-black racist. our times are weird times. On the one hand, they are superficially permissive. You get all the hardcore you want on the net, you can participate in orgies, blah blah blah. But at the same time it’s not even true consumerism. You have this obsession with safe sex, and so on. I think the only true consumerists that we have are, if you ask me, drug addicts, those who say, “Fuck it, I want to go to the end, I don’t care.” No, our consumerism is not dead. It’s a very strategic, calculating consumerism. Isn’t it exactly the same as what happens when you see a real Arab or Jew or black guy? It is as if you project on him all your implicit racist knowledge. You see that he’s evil, a danger to you, or whatever, blah blah. I think it’s a perfect metaphor for our spontaneous ideology. Pornography is the most HENRIK DRESCHER Isn’t there an Indian guy [Pranav Mistry] in Cambridge who developed “SixthSense”? A simple mechanism: you have a camera, a small one,

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The BafflerMIT Press

Published: Mar 1, 2013

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