Slavoj Žižek

“there is nothing arrogant about mentioning ordinary people’s material concerns: the poor have the right to do it, and to talk about a readiness for great sacrifices, or suffering ‘whatever the price’, is as a rule the ideology of the privileged, who are quite content to let the people suffer for them.”

Slavoj Žižek, The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously
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