Žižek: Is Eastern Philosophy the Ultimate Weapon of War? (13 min clip)

in #politicslast year

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In a conversation which builds on the Žižek-Peterson debate, the team builds on Žižek’s point that Zen Buddhists supported Japanese Imperialism, and discuss how Eastern philosophy might lead people astray. Eastern philosophy has a peaceful reputation in the West, but is that reputation warranted? The team looks at the differences between ideology and religion, neo-Buddhism and Buddhism, and several other dichotomies to sort this out.

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