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Žižek Calls Democracy False Hope

Ljubljana, 4 March - The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Slavoj Žižek, Mladen Dolar and Alenka Zupančič explored the different layers of lies in front of a packed auditorium of the SNG Drama Ljubljana theatre on Tuesday evening. In this context, Žižek labelled democracy a false hope, a fetish which should be abandoned.

Ljubljana
The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Mladen Dolar, Alenka Zupančič and Slavoj Žižek (pictured) discussing truth and lies.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Mladen Dolar, Alenka Zupančič (pictured) and Slavoj Žižek discussing truth and lies.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Mladen Dolar (pictured), Alenka Zupančič and Slavoj Žižek discussing truth and lies.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Mladen Dolar, Alenka Zupančič and Slavoj Žižek discussing truth and lies in front of a packed auditorium of the SNG Drama Ljubljana theatre.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trio of Slovenia's acclaimed Lacanian philosophers Mladen Dolar (left), Alenka Zupančič (third from left) and Slavoj Žižek (right) discussing truth and lies.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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