"...the worst slave-owners were those who were kind to their slaves, and so prevented the horror of the system being realised by those who suffered from it, and understood by those who contemplated it..."
Well that's a brain tickler.
it is immoral to use private property to alleviate the horrible evils that result from the institution of private property
Zizek: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
wouldn't call this a new thought per se, though nicely put & with animation makes it quite interesting.
"And the third group that feeds into this is the Washington establishment, these think tanks in Washington which have taken the intellectual class and turned them into policy salesmen who have no peer review. I can now name maybe ten magazines that publish stuff which nobody referees. They have become an entirely local group that feeds off the government. And I think this is an extremely dangerous but in the end dead-ended [group].
Nice animation that enhances the talk which provides good food for thought.
An insightful political diatribe (brilliantly animated) by Slavoj Zizek, about the bogosity of ethical consumerism.