Responses to Slavoj Žižek's "Good Manners in the Age of #Wikileaks"

A compilation of replies to the following essay by Slavoj Žižek: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v33/n02/slavoj-zizek/good-manners-in-the-age-of-wikileaks
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Chuck Thies @ChuckThies
"The ultimate show of power on the part of the ruling ideology is to allow what appears to be powerful criticism." http://bit.ly/eyrjS9
Ryan Neufeld @bobneuf
A balanced perspective? Very rare indeed! RT @rwd01: RT @khephir: Slavoj Žižek: Good Manners in the Age of WikiLeaks - http://j.mp/hsiSqh
Christian Lorentzen @xlorentzen
Politeness: you close the door and say, “Pardon, Madame!”; tact: close the door and say: “Pardon, Monsieur!”’ Slavoj: http://bit.ly/fg8OvJ
@Kbreathnach
The instance Žižek quotes to differentiate politeness & tact draws tact dangerously close to being received as insult. http://bit.ly/dQjnKV
@mariodujakovic
"The only surprising thing about the WikiLeaks revelations is that they contain no surprises." #zizek on #wikileaks http://is.gd/c6j04A
Margaret @archipelagoing
"Why, at this precise moment, is there this renewed need for a lie to maintain the social system?" Žižek http://t.co/6AwajNY @LondonReview
Tassa @tassaleaks
His writing is available in English (in Russian http://is.gd/aCl7vE)! RT@tokyorich: Zizek on Wikileaks http://bit.ly/f21rHN cc @martintokyo
Die @🏠 Gehrmeinschaft @richardgehr
A "cynical trickster...beaten at his own game" but not the one you think. Slavoj Zizek on Wikileaks http://tinyurl.com/5wmrfbg
@malditapress
"What WikiLeaks threatens is the formal functioning of power." Slavoj Zizek http://bit.ly/dQjnKV
Jeffrey “crypto means hidden” Paul @sneakdotberlin
24h after I suggest Bruce Wayne as a role model to Wikileaks, Žižek likens Assange to The Joker: http://t.co/zjW0XL5

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