By Slavoj Žižek
At the present time, thousands of individuals, wanting to break out struggle, violence and poverty, are crossing the Mediterranean to hunt safe haven in Europe. Our reaction from our secure ecu viewpoint, argues Slavoj Žižek, bargains models of ideological blackmail: both we open our doorways as generally as attainable; or we strive to drag up the drawbridge. either recommendations are undesirable, states Žižek. They only lengthen the matter, instead of tackling it.
The refugee situation additionally offers a chance, a different probability for Europe to redefine itself: yet, if we're to take action, we need to commence elevating disagreeable and tough questions. We should also recognize that enormous migrations are our destiny: in simple terms then will we decide to a gently ready strategy of swap, one based no longer on a group that sees the excluded as a possibility, yet person who takes as its foundation the shared substance of our social being.
The merely manner, in different phrases, to get to the center of 1 of the best concerns confronting Europe this day is to insist at the worldwide harmony of the exploited and oppressed. might be such cohesion is a utopia. yet, warns Žižek, if we don’t interact in it, then we're particularly misplaced. And we'll need to be misplaced.