.. or the escape from staging the self:
|But cinema for me is like a kind of secular, western version of an|
|ecstatic space. And there’s a ‘communality’ to it. You tend to lose your little, miniature empire. The enjoyment comes from letting go of this construction of yourself that you’ve got to keep staging all the time.
… continued 03/01/07: for those generally interested in Zizek’s contemplations and texts written about his ideas/impact, it might be worth to look up the new online publication of the International Journal of Zizek Studies which just appeared with its 1st volume under the title ‘Why Zizek? – Why Online?’.
The following, in a way here in-between – the above and the below – fitting quote comes from P.Taylor’s article Žižek’s Zeitgeist: Perverted Theories of the Mass Media: