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July 8, 2008

nuostabusis marazmas

Battle of Karánsebes

The Battle of Karánsebes was an early episode in the Austro-Turkish War of 1787-1791. Different portions of an Austrian army which was scouting for forces of the Ottoman Empire fired on each other by mistake, in a self-inflicted disaster. The battle took place on the evening of 17 September 1788.

July 3, 2008

Slavoj Žižek: Resistance is Surrender

Slavoj Žižek: Resistance is Surrender

...today’s liberal-democratic state and the dream of an ‘infinitely demanding’ anarchic politics exist in a relationship of mutual parasitism: anarchic agents do the ethical thinking, and the state does the work of running and regulating society.