Follow On Zizek, Lacan, desire & lost causes.
"it’s because I did not meet the right man or woman," they say. "If I have not written very good books, it’s because I haven’t the leisure time to do it…". …People are simply lying to themselves about their freedom.”
Jean-Paul Sartre. “Is Existentialism a Humanism?”
a sublime object is an..everyday object which..finds itself occupying the place of..the impossible..object of desire. ..It is its structural place..and not its intrinsic qualities..that confers on it its sublimity. ..It occupies the sacred/forbidden place of jouissance.
The Sublime Object of Ideology - SLAVOJ ZIZEK