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Daily Archives: February 22nd, 2008

Bemoaning a Lack

One of the things that has so annoyed me in working on engaging the encyclicals of Pope John Paul II has been the fact that there is no complete collection of his encyclicals in print.  There once was such a volume, but it has since gone out of print and can’t be found online for […]

Žižek on Reflexive Racism

In The Fragile Abolute, Slavoj Žižek opens his book with a discussion about how to best encapsulate the “gist of an epoch.”  He argues that to understand the cultural-political reality of a particular time and place we must look, not so much at the explicit features that define the “social and ideological edifices” of that […]

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