Trotsky vs. Stalin – The Struggle for Lenin’s Succession (1924-1929)

On his deathbed, Lenin attempted to ensure unified leadership within his party. After his death in 1924, Lev Trotsky, his most trusted follower, was disposed of by Stalin, who eventually forced him into exile to Central Asia, Turkey and finally Mexico, where Trotsky would be assassinated. Lenin had condemned Stalin Continue Reading

Is It Really Possible to Change Someone’s Beliefs? | Barbara Oakley

It’s hard to know how you can change a person’s mind or opinion. And the reality is you can’t. I mean a change has to come from within that person. And sometimes that change only comes when you have the experience or that person has the experiences themselves. So again, Continue Reading

Slavoj Zizek talks about his new movie

I’m flying to Death Valley tomorrow. Sophie Fiennes and I got the money to film The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (sequel to The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema). Let me give you some spoilers… Sophie managed to hire a police helicopter in Salzburg, I already have a custom-made clergyman’s costume to… Continue Reading

How Slavoj Zizek TRIGGERED Jordan Peterson

Hello zero books readers in this video We’ll continue our discussion of the possibility of a debate between the Slovenian psychoanalyst and philosopher slow voice Dziedzic and the psychologists and self-help YouTube star Jordan Peterson Along the way. We’ll consider a couple of excerpts from the zero books titles heavy Continue Reading

Faith and Reason

TURNER: Good evening. My name’s Dennis Turner from the Religious Studies department and the Divinity School. Dean Attridge, who can’t– and he apologizes for it– can’t be here, asked me to do the introduction. And when he did, I was caused to reflect on the difference in style between the Continue Reading

Mao’s Little Red Book

China’s little red book quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong 1964 There are a handful of books that have influenced hundreds of millions of people’s lives over the decades centuries and millennium of human existence Mao’s little red book or quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong was one of these It was Continue Reading

Slavoj Žižek: Don’t Act. Just Think.

Capitalism is . . . and this, almost I’m tempted to say is what is great about it, although I’m very critical of it . . . Capitalism is more an ethical/religious category for me. It’s not true when people attack capitalists as egotists. “They don’t care.” No! An ideal Continue Reading

What IS Equality of Outcome and Why Does Anyone Care? (The Study)

This is as good as my hair looks the entire vide- [INTERRUPTING TRUMPETS] Today’s topic is on: Framework! The Illusion of Choice! Bad Faith Arguments! “If you want equality of outcome you can suck my dick. That’s nonsense. there’s no such thing as equality of outcome.” Equality of Outcome! ….? Continue Reading

“What are you, some kind of COMMUNIST?” My Ideology Explained

Commentator: That’s the spirit! The spirit of young America! The regime is history. Hello and welcome back to Non-Compete, I’m Emerican Johnson, and today’s video is a little bit informal. I don’t have a script; just thought I would rap with you a little bit, …and talk to you about Continue Reading