Zizek on Buddhist Ethics

A wildly funny, provocative yet respectful discussion of Western Buddhism and its relationship to cognitive science and contemporary society. This public open lecture by Slavoj Žižek for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School includes references to D. T. Suzuki, capitalism, science, ideology, neuroscience, psychology, psychoanalysis, Lacan, Hegel, bodhisattvas, samsara, enlightenment, karma, nirvana, war, samurai, Japan, Thomas Metzinger, free will, Benjamin Libet, Martin Heidegger, Patricia and Paul Churchland, Star Wars, The Lion King… In Youtube