[Marxism] Is Slavoj Zizek a US propaganda psyop?
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Mon May 26 13:40:17 MDT 2014
On 26.05.2014 18:40, Michael Smith via Marxism wrote:
> On May 26, 2014, at 12:33 PM, Richard Fidler <rfidler_8 at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> Actually, Michael, in Latin it is Cartago delenda est. No "th" in Latin, and
>> cities are feminine, hence "delenda".
> Of course it is, because as you correctly note, 'Carthago' is feminine;
> but Zizek, presumably, is not. Hence he is delendus rather than
> As for 'no th in Latin', I suggest a quick look at L&S or OLD.
> 'Cart(h)ago' is of course not a native Latin word.
My memory from my Latin lessons is that the word order was: "Delenda est
Carthago" - I believe that "th" was used in classical Latin to represent
the sound of the Greek letter "theta", which was similar to the
voiceless "th" sound in English.
And Zizek would definitely merit a "delendus"!
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