Maybe we’re the ‘weird lunatics’ not them

Challenging article by Slavoj Zizek in the New Statesman about why we, as Europeans, feel so threatened by the migrant refugee crisis. We feel threatened by the strangeness of the other instead of seeing the strangeness in ourselves through other eyes. As he says: … “We should learn to experience ourselves as eccentric, to see our customs in all their weirdness and arbitrariness.”

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About Alison Kidd

Research Psychologist
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