Slavoj Žižek On Buddhism and Capitalism

Slavoj Žižek. The Buddhist Ethic and the Spirit of Global Capitalism

Slavoj Žižek offers his opinions as to why Buddhism appeals to CEOs and entrepreneurs around the world as a guiding philosophy in their life and in the market. Using market dynamics and philosophical constructs, Slavoj Žižek attempts to explain the ontological reasoning and appeal behind this trend and why this spiritual trend is real but may represent a kind of hedonistic misinterpretation or willful misapplication of Buddhist principles.