I present a transcript of the Zizek vs. Peterson discussion. I haven’t cleaned it up yet, but wanted to publish it anyway. Continue reading “Transcript of Zizek vs. Peterson Discussing “Happiness, Capitalism vs. Marxism””
— Friedrich Nietzsche
Perhaps belief is something that usually comes from inquiry, but it has a “softness” about it. It still implies a hint of uncertainty or unprovability. If you’ve followed a robust line of inquiry, one should be able to say “I know… ” at the end of it. If you are not yet able to say “I know… ” Then you just need to keep after the inquiry. “Belief” feels like resignation or acceptance… like “Well, I’m never going to know this for sure, but I’ll settle for belief and be happy with that”.