And the duty of the critical intellectual -- if, in today's"postmodern" universe, this syntagm has any meaning left -- is precisely to occupy all the time, even when the new order (the "new harmony") stabilizes itself and again renders invisible the hole as such, the place of this hole, i.e., to maintain a distance toward every reigning Master-Signifier.
- Žižek, Slavoj. Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel, and the Critique of Ideology. Duke University Press. Durham, NC. 1993. p. 2.