Opinion

Rivalry between Noam Chomsky and Zizek , along with the Cambodian tragedy

Chomsky, to this day, believes that there were atrocities carried out by the Khmer Rouge, and he believed it at that moment too.

What happens when there is a disagreement of opinion between the most important intellectual alive and the most dangerous philosopher of the West? A treat for those who seek intellectual entertainment, of course. But at the same time, it reignites the issue of the Khmer Rouge and the Cambodian atrocities.

Let us begin with what Zizek had to say about Chomsky, “I don’t think I know a guy who has so often been empirically wrong.” This was said by Zizek at a talk he gave in London at Birkbeck College.

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