Zizek on Christianity

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Sun Jan 9 12:05:08 PST 2000

Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:

>I didn't grow up with any religion, so neither fate nor rebirth resonates
>with me. I have never been a right-winger in my life, unlike you and Lou,
>so the idea of being "born again" doesn't have a personal meaning for me

Oh yes, Slavoj's talking about the idea of social transformation, not just personal.

After I told him of your comments about obscurantism, I mentioned that you're hostile to psychoanalysis. He asked what your theory of psychology is - and, specifically, why humans do the sometimes strange things they do. I didn't have an answer. What is it?


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