> Miles Jackson wrote:
> >The more I read Fred, the more I question the
> >originality of most of the recent pomo literature (e.g.,
> >Zizek, Butler).
> But you're reading him backwards, through them.
remind me of when either butler or zizek claimed their stuff was original. and, more specifically, i think you couldn't actually have read much zizek, since he consistently declaims against 'postmodernism'. but doug's point still stands: you can't read nietzsche now without bouncing his work through (what perhaps is still a fantastic) reading of butler and zizek, or some imagined 'postmodernism'. in any case, zizek is not a nihilist -- far from it.