HOW THE IDEOLOGY OF CHOICE INHIBITS SOCIAL CHANGE

by Miryam Muller in


http://youtu.be/1bqMY82xzWo

Today’s ideology of choice, [of] late capitalism—[the] idea that everyone is a maker of his/her life—goes very much against the reality of social situations [and] actually pacifies people. [It] makes us constantly turn criticism towards ourselves instead of organizing ourselves and making a critique of the society we live in. Pofessor Renata Salecl, explores the paralysis, anxiety and dissatisfaction that come with limitless choice — a curious existential question about freedom and its flipside.

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