Žižek on hope for the future and science…

For me, remember, apocalypse means revelation, not catastrophe.

The New Scientist interviews Slavoj Žižek on the Four Horsemen of the new apocalypse. While the realms of science and technology pose significant challenges, ecological and structural challenges are also undermining our environment and global capitalism. What are our chances of successfully navigating the future? Žižek goes on to say,

Despite your critique, you are positive about science?

I have a very naive Enlightenment fascination with it. I have total admiration for science.

Should philosophers be helping scientists?

Yes

Via Bruce Sterling’s Beyond the Beyond (here)

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