Žižek on Europe, Greece, police, distopias and inmigrants

Slavoj Žižek:

“The trouble with defending European civilisation against the immigrant threat is that the ferocity of the defence is more of a threat to ‘civilisation’ than any number of Muslims. With friendly defenders like this, Europe needs no enemies. A hundred years ago, G.K. Chesterton articulated the deadlock in which critics of religion find themselves: ‘Men who begin to fight the Church for the sake of freedom and humanity end by flinging away freedom and humanity if only they may fight the Church…”

http://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n11/slavoj-zizek/save-us-from-the-saviours

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