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Rsa Animate First As Tragedy Then As Farce

In this RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. This was taken from the RSA's free public events programme. The...

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Slavoj Zizek, one of the worlds most influential living philosophers, visits the RSA to discuss capitalism's flawed priorities. Watch the RSA Animate of this talk: http://youtu.be/hpAMbpQ8J7g...

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"First As Tragedy" Can Be Read Here: http://bit.ly/1Aohk3H The premise of the talk is simple: Capitalism sucks, here are a lot of reasons why, and here are some reasons why we should give...

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economist/philosopher Slavoj Zizek argues against a reliance on private charity, and particularly ethical consumption, as a solution to global problems. He suggests that, say, buying fair-trade...

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In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane economic system? The RSA is a 258...

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"First as Tragedy, Then As Farce": Philosopher and Cultural Theorist Slavoj Žižek Speaks at Cooper Union "In his latest book, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce, Žižek analyzes how the United...

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In this RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. This was taken from the RSAs free public events programme. The....

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In this new RSA Animate, Professor Renata Salecl explores the paralysing anxiety and dissatisfaction surrounding limitless choice. Does the freedom to be the architects of our own lives actually...

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The RSA's Chief Executive Matthew Taylor explores the meaning of the RSA's strapline '21st Century Enlightenment'. How might this idea might help us meet the challenges the world faces today,...

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Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we...

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If you've not seen it, there is a very interesting talk given by Slavoj Zizek as to why charitable giving cannot correct the harm done by capitalism. RSA ANIMATE: First as Tragedy, Then as...

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Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking. The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress...

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This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://tw...

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This is a fair use video rebuttal of RSA Animate - Choice Original Video Here: http://youtu.be/1bqMY82xzWo If you like this video, please consider supporting this channel. (secure PayPal...

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In this new RSA Animate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. Taken from a lecture...

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In this new RSA Animate, renowned experimental psychologist Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. Taken from the RSA's free...

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Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society....

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All quotes found: http://existentialstrangers.blogspot.com/2010/01/first-as-tragedy-then-as-farce-zizek.html.

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This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award. The RSA is...

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