It seems to me that every political order has its kind of official crap art, you know. The official crap art of the Soviet regimes was socialist realism. And the official crap art of neoliberal regimes, or orders, is sentimental humanism.
The thing I’ve been really interested in the last few years in my research is thinking about the problem of fascism and Nazism, and the way in which in the human sciences, the history of the human sciences, these phenomena came to be understood.
I don’t think that anything will save the world in the sense of bringing Utopia to Earth. But I think the world could be improved, and that would be the version of the question that I’m very much interested in.