“for Badiou, a truly free choice is a forced one. A free choice in the ordinary sense of the term (shall I choose chocolate cake or cheese cake?) is a form of indifference, occurring when it doesn’t really matter what I choose. A truly free choice only occurs after an evental encounter, when I have to decide whether to engage in the work of fidelity to an event or to ignore the encounter and continue with my life as usual”

Absolute Recoil: Towards A New Foundation Of Dialectical Materialism by Zizek, Slavoj