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Riz Khan
Are we living in the end times?
Slavoj Zizek, the philosopher and cultural critic, on the collapse of society and the failure of capitalism.
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2010 14:28 GMT

Is the world ignoring signs of the so-called "end times"?

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According to renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek the capitalist system is pushing us all towards an apocalyptic doomsday.

He points to the faltering economy, global warming and deteriorating ethnic relations as evidence.   

On Thursday's Riz Khan we speak with Zizek, who has been called the "most dangerous philosopher in the West", about his controversial theories and prognosis for the future.

This episode of Riz Khan aired from Thursday, December 23, 2010.

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