Zizek on Viagra

Peter Kilander peterk at enteract.com
Fri Mar 12 19:00:23 PST 1999

"The superego inverts the Kantian 'You can, because you must' in a different way, turning it into 'You must, because you can.' This is the meaning of Viagra, which promises to restore the capacity of male erection in a purely biochemical way, bypassing all psychological problems. Now that Viagra can take care of the erection, there is no excuse: you should have sex whenever you can; and if you don't you should feel guilty. "

for full text, you must go to http://www.lrb.co.uk/v21/n06/zize2106.htm because you can

Peter - contemplating the 21st century that science will present us, clones with constant boners

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