Tag Archives: postmodernism

This one’s optimistic.

What certain “post-modernists” hate about “grand histories of progress,” I suspect, is its psychology more than its teleology.

After postmodernism.

History with a big H is back, whether we like it or not. Whether humanity with a little h is back is up to us.

Postmodernism was a fad.

Anti-postmodernism is also a fad.

I can’t believe it’s not better.

“I can’t believe it’s not butter! Original” is the emblematic product in an age of “postmodern skepticism.”

There are no radical post-modernists.

A “radical” goes to the root. But “post-modernism” has no roots—it is like seaweed.

Postmodern ethics.

Comportment towards others is stuck in a self-referential mire.