postmodern Archive

  • <p>Here’s what shits me about post-modernism and post-modernists:</p>
<strong>By de-privileging grand narratives, all narratives are privileged, even the inherently stupid ones.</strong>
<p>I get the notion of the arbitrariness of privilege and the cultural, class, gender, etc specificity of any particular grand narrative. I really do. But just because that may be true, it doesn’t follow that anything you have to say is worth listening to. Only under the notion of all points of view being equally valid can, say, creation science or climate change denial, get a look in. If science is just another narrative no different from any other  […]</p>

    Post-Modernism: I Refute It Thus

    Here’s what shits me about post-modernism and post-modernists:

    By de-privileging grand narratives, all narratives are privileged, even the inherently stupid ones.

    I get the notion of the arbitrariness of privilege and the cultural, class, gender, etc specificity of any particular grand narrative. I really do. But just because that may be true, it doesn’t follow that anything you have to say is worth listening to. Only under the notion of all points of view being equally valid can, say, creation science or climate change denial, get a look in. If science is just another narrative no different from any other […]