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The Future According to Zizek – Wired Brains In a Posthuman World

Slavoj Zizek in conversation with Robert Rowland Smith

62 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Philosophy

How will the ‘wired brains’ anticipated by Silicon Valley technologists like Elon Musk change what it means to be human? How can Hegel and Hollywood rom-coms help us to unpick our current age of identity politics and Fake News? There are some questions so strange and challenging, it takes a philosopher like Slavoj Zizek to answer them. Erudite and comic, his mind frequently travels into territory where few of us would dare to tread.